RPC VII.2, 1985


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1985
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicomedia
Reign Pupienus and Balbinus
Person (obv.) Pupienus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΚΛΩΔ ΠΟΥΠΙΗΝΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Pupienus, r., seen from rear
Reverse design emperor on horseback galloping r., holding spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 32 mm
Average weight 21.01 g
Axis 7
Reference Rec 359 corr.
Specimens 3
Die-links 1–3: same rev. die as 1988/1, 1997/1–2.
Note Type described in Rec as 'L'empereur à cheval, allant au pas à dr., sa lance en arrêt'.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1979,0101.1431 SNG vA 806
2     P: 1441 Wa 489 = Rec 359, pl. XCVII, 19
3     Schulman NY, 6 June 1969 (Mabbott coll.), lot 1200 = Lanz 92, 4 June 1999, lot 975