RPC IX, 172

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 172
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Trebonianus Gallus
Person (obv.) Volusian (Augustus)
Magistrate Isaurikos (without title)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Γ ΒΕΙΒ ΟΥΟΛΟⳞⳞΙΑΝΟⳞ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Gaius Vibius Volusianus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Volusian, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΙⳞΑΥΡΙΚΟΥ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design dolphin r., between two tuna fishes, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 7.95 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference Schönert‑Geiss, Byzantion, 1808–10
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–4: same obv. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 492 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion, 1808, pl. 107
2     ✸ C: 129-1948
3     G SNG 892
4     Gotha Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion, 1809, pl. 107