RPC VI, 921 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 921 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Julia Mamaea (Augusta)
Magistrate Marcus Aurelius Fronto
Obverse inscription ΙΟΥΛΙΑ ΜΑΜΑΙΑ ΑΥΓΟ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Julia Mamaea, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠ ΦΡΟΝΤΩΝΟϹ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design Poseidon standing facing, head left, holding dolphin and trident
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1779–80
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ N: F6374 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1779.1 (as Zeus)
2 2     Warsaw: 55824 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1779.2
3 3     Demos EA 10, 14 May 2022, lot 440