RPC VII.2, 3002

 

Image of specimen #12

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3002
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 ΜΗΤΡ(ΟΠΟΛƐ)(ⲰϹ), Α Μ Κ Γ Β
Reverse design the three Charites
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6, 7, 12
Specimens 15 (7 in the core collections)
Note Coins https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/8481, https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/12729-https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/12677, and https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/144372 are casts from the same moulds with the curious ΚΑΩ for ΚΑΙΛ in the obv. inscription.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 242 = Nymphen u. Chariten p. 206, no. 22
2 2     P: 1378 SNG 1621
3 3     P: 1379 SNG 1622
4 4     P: 1380 SNG 1623
5 5     B: 18274153, Rauch
6 6     Mu
7 7     O: Douce
8 8     Winterthur: G 4719 GrMW III, 403 = Nymphen u. Chariten p. 206, no. 22
9 9     CGT coll.
10 10     CNG 51, 15 Sept. 1999, lot 956
11 11     CNG, the New York Sale 2, 2 Dec. 1999, lot 160
12 12     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 200, 10 Oct. 2011, lot 2238
13 13     Hirsch 189, 7 Feb. 1996, lot 749
14 14     Kunst und Münzen AG, list 59, Nov. 1986, lot 744
15 15     Tahberer 1556