RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 48656)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 48656)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Bizya
Reign Philip I
Person (obv.) Philip I (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΙΟΥΛ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Nominative Imperator Marcus Iulius Philippus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Philip I, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΒΙΖΥΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Homonoia standing left, holding patera and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Reference Jurukova, Bizye 102 corr. and 107; Tachev, Bizija146–8
External URI(s) https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/1525
Specimens 6 (0 in the core collections)
Note On the obv., sometimes, no ligature ΑΥΓ. The figure is described as Sarapis by Jurukova, but the coins listed show a female figure that is certainly Homonoia. See however type https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/48660 for a representation that is more likely to be Sarapis.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    Sofia: 5025 Jurukova, Bizye pl. 16, 102
    St Petersburg: 4738
    Agora Auctions Numismatic 110, 18 Apr. 2023, lot 93
    ✸ CNG EA 320, 12 Feb. 2014, lot 264
    Tachev, Bizija 147
    Tachev, Bizija 148