RPC X, — (unassigned; ID 74323)


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Coin type
Volume X
Number — (unassigned; ID 74323)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Valerian and Gallienus
Person (obv.) Valerian II (Caesar)
Issue Period E-F-'sole'
Obverse inscription Π Λ ΚΟΡ ΟΥΑΛΕΡΙΑΝΟϹ Κ
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valerian II, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΙΠΠΑΡΧΟϹ ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Hipparchus seated left, reaching out to sphere set on column
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Rec —
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Note The date of this type is not certain. Most Hipparchus coins (for Valerian and Gallienus) belong to Period A-B, but the reverses are rather different.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    L: 1979,0101.1397 vA 7097
    ✸ Nomos obolos 20, 3 Oct. 2021, lot 973 (as Valerian I)
    Wildwinds, ex Nemesis coins 2011