RPC VII.2, 1984

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1984
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Pupienus and Balbinus
Person (obv.) Pupienus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΚΛΩΔ ΠΟΥΠΙΗΝΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Clodius Pupienus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Pupienus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΟΜΗΔΕΩΝ ΔΙϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Demeter seated on basket, left, holding ears of corn and long torch; in front, coiled serpent
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 1, 2
Reference Rec 358
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1979,0101.1433 SNG vA 809
2 2     P: 1440 Wa 490 = Rec 358, pl. XCVII, 18
3 3     B: 18273653, 1868/28819
4 4     Dorotheum 495, 6 June 2002, lot 1079
5 5     M&M GmbH 15, 21 Oct. 2004, lot 428