RPC VI, 923 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 923 (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, right, holding dolphin and trident, placing foot on prow
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1782–4
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Istanbul: 384 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1783 (found in Troy)
2 2     ✸ N: F6373 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1782
3 3     Lindgren I, 773
4 4     Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1784 = Lischine 349