RPC VII.2, 2997

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2997
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Pupienus and Balbinus
Person (obv.) Balbinus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚƐϹ ΚΑΙΛ ΒΑΛΒƐΙΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ, Π Π
Nominative Imperator Caesar Caelius Balbinus Augustus pater patriae
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Balbinus, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΤΑΡϹΟΥ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛƐⲰϹ, Α Μ Κ Γ Β
Reverse design Apollo Lykeios standing facing, head l., on omphalos, holding wolf by forelegs, chlamys, arrow and bow
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 8 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1872,1103.4 BMC 239
2 2     P: 1539.39/RF 5908 SNG 1624
3 3     Cop SNG 380
4 4     ✸ CGT coll.
5 5     Kovacs 12, 30 Nov. 1995, lot 210
6 6     Peus 366, 29 Oct. 2000, lot 1009 = Hirsch 175, 23 Sept. 1992, lot 1235
7 7     SNG Levante 1110
8 8     Boston: 62.415