RPC VII.2, 2988

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2988
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Pupienus and Balbinus
Person (obv.) Pupienus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Pupienus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚƐϹ Μ ΛΟΔ (sic) ΠΟΠΛΗΝΙΟϹ (sic) ϹƐΒ, Π Π
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Clodius Pupienus Augustus pater patriae
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Pupienus, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡϹΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐ Α Μ Κ Γ Β
Reverse design Pupienus, laureate, standing l., holding short sceptre and spear, between two standards
Metal Æ
Average diameter 38 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Mu
2 2     R. Zeigler, ‘Plante Kaiser Pupienus einen Feldzug gegen die Sasaniden? Bemerkungen zur Münzprägung von Tarsos in Kilikien und zur vita Maximi et Balbini 13.5 in der Historia Augusta’, JNG 51/52 (2001/2002), pp. 37–8, fig. 2 = Karbach documentation