RPC VII.2, 2998


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2998
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Tarsus
Reign Pupienus and Balbinus
Person (obv.) Balbinus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΕϹ ΚΕΛ ΒΑΛΒΕΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ, Π Π
Nominative Imperator Caesar Caelius Balbinus Augustus pater patriae
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Balbinus, right, seen from front
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 36 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.54598
2 2     V: GR 19252
3 3     Elsen 118, 14 Sept. 2013, lot 397 = Elsen 117, 15 June 2013, lot 442