RPC VII.2, 2969


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2969
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Pupienus and Balbinus
Person (obv.) Pupienus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΕϹ Μ ΚΛΟΔ ΠΟΥΠΗΝΟϹ (sic) ϹΕΒ, Π Π
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Clodius Pupienus Augustus pater patriae
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Pupienus, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡϹΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟ, Α Μ Κ Γ Β
Reverse design on the left, Athena standing right, holding spear and shield resting on ground; in the centre, Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia; on the right, Nemesis standing left, plucking chiton, holding bridle and cubit rule, at feet, griffin placing forepaw on wheel
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BNK,G.1104 BMC 247
2 2     ✸ Solidus, EA 11, 14 Jan. 2017, lot 194