RPC X, — (unassigned; ID 74568)

 

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Coin type
Volume X
Number — (unassigned; ID 74568)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Valerian and Gallienus
Person (obv.) Gallienus (Augustus)
Alliance with Byzantium
Issue Period E-F-'sole'
Obverse inscription ΠΟΥ ΛΙΚ ΕΓΝ ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ, ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ
Reverse design dolphin between two tunny fish
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6, 8, 12
Reference Rec 858-859, Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion  1872-1876, Franke & Nollé 1425–1434
Specimens 13 (10 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    L Rec 859 (Π) = BMC Thrace p. 109 no. 4
    P: 496
    P: 495 Rec 858, pl. 88.5
    B: 1900 Imhoof-Blumer
    B: 1900 Imhoof-Blumer
    Cop SNG 531
    G SNG 898
    Mu
    NY: 1944.100.15654
    V
    Sofia: Abramov coll.
    Numismatik Naumann 126, 5 - 6 Mar. 2023, lot 645
    ✸ Wildwinds