RPC VI, 876 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 876 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Elagabalus (Augustus)
Magistrate M Aur Tatianos (heroos)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΥΡ ΤΑΤΙΑΝΟΥ ΗΡ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ (or ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ or ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ)
Reverse design two torches; between them, modius with corn ears and poppy
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 15.27 g
Axis 12
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1652–5, 1656 corr., BMC 81
Specimens 11

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Warsaw: 167129 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1653.2
2     B: 18235862, 1906 Löbbecke Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1656 corr.
3     Madrid Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1655.2
4     ✸ Lanz 146, May 2009, 533 = CNG 91, Sept. 2012, 500 = CNG 91, 19 Sept. 2012, lot 500
5     P: 449 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1652 = Mi S. II, 264, 364
6     L: 1844,0425.915 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1655.1 = BMC 81 (under Caracalla)
7     NY: 1951.64.4 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1654.2
8     Turin Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1654.3
9     Istanbul: 381 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1653.1
10     Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1654.1
11     priv Coll H. I.