RPC VII.2, 2975

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2975
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Pupienus and Balbinus
Person (obv.) Pupienus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΕϹ Μ ΛΟΔ (sic) ΠΟΥΠΗΝΙΟϹ (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 ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩϹ Α Μ Κ Γ Β
Reverse design Genius Senatus (or the emperor?), veiled and togate, standing left, hand over altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1869,0701.11 BMC 250
2 2     L: 1925,1001.26 Tarsus hoard 86
3 3     P: 429 SNG 1631
4 4     CNG EA 134, 1 Mar. 2006, lot 267 = SNG Levante 1113
5 5     Linnartz, FPL 20, Autumn 1999, lot 129
6 6     ✸ Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 9, 3 Nov. 2013, lot 364