RPC VI, 930 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 930 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Severus Alexander
Magistrate M Aur Fronto (without title)
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bust of Dionysus, r., with vine wreath and drapery
Reverse inscription ΕΠ ΦΡΟΝΤΩΝΟϹ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design ostrich advancing, l., hunted by dog running before it, l., looking back
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 5.44 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2126, BMC 59, Cop 526
Specimens 9 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: TC,p90.4.Byz Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2126.6 = BMC 59
2     B Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2126.1
3     B: 18236001, 1900 Imhoof-Blumer Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2126.2
4     Cop: 526 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2126.5 = Mi S. II, 243, 227
5     Mu
6     Mu
7     Bucharest Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2126.3
8     Gotha Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 2126.4 = Mi S. II, 243, 228
9     ✸ Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 16, 4 May 2014, lot 650