RPC IV.1, 8728 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8728 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Magistrate Aelius Pontikos (heros)
Dating c. 178
Obverse inscription ΒΥΖΑΣ (Σ shaped as Ζ)
Obverse design head of Byzas (bearded) wearing helmet, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠ ΑΙ ΠοΝΤΙΚοΥ ΗΡ
Reverse design prow, left; on top, emperor standing, left, extending right hand, holding spear
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 1
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2064 and 2067
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Rome Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2064, pl. 127 (V19 and R28)
2 2     P: Delepierre
3 3     ✸ Florence Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2067, pl. 127 (V20 and R30), cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin