RPC X, — (unassigned; ID 74348)

 

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Coin type
Volume X
Number — (unassigned; ID 74348)
Province Galatia-Pontus
Region Galatia
City Ancyra
Reign Valerian and Gallienus
Person (obv.) Gallienus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Π(?)Ο ΠΟΠΛ ϹΑ ΛΙΚΙΝ ΟΥ[ ]
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus (?), right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟ [Β] Ν ΑΝΚΥΡΑϹ
Reverse design temple with four columns
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 7 (3 in the core collections)
Note The reading of the obverse legend and the identity of the portrait are not certain. See also https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/88192. ϹΑ would suggest Saloninus, but the 'portrait' seems too mature.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    NY: 1958.44.8
    ✸ NY: 1944.100.62250
    NY: 1958.44.7
    Ankara: 84-4/3-97 Arslan, CGK 185
    Bucephalus Numismatic Black 29, 24–25 Nov. 2023, lot 561
    Demos 25, 17 Nov. 2023, lot 406
    Naumann 82, 6 Oct. 2019, lot 316