RPC X, — (unassigned; ID 85805)

 

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Coin type
Volume X
Number — (unassigned; ID 85805)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Valerian and Gallienus
Person (obv.) Valerian (Augustus)
Alliance with Byzantium
Issue Period E-F-'sole'
Obverse inscription ΠΟΥ ΛΙΚ ΟΥΑΛΕΡΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Valerian, left, seen from rear, holding spear and shield
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ, ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ
Reverse design two fish traps; between them, altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 7, 12
Reference Rec 818, Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1853-1855 (torches), Franke & Nollé 1387-1389 corr. (prize crown not altar) and 1397 corr. (prize crown not altar)
Specimens 8 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    B: 1906 Löbbecke Schönert-Geiss, Byzantium 1855 = Franke & Nollé 1397
    Mu: 21-5960 Rec 818, pl. 87.15 = Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1853.3 = Franke & Nollé 1389
    A Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1853.1 = Franke & Nollé 1387
    Madrid, Museo Cerralbo Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1853.2 = Franke & Nollé 1388
    Tekirdağ: R-716 Sammlungen Türkei 635
    ✸ Fritz Rudolf Künker 333, 16 March 2020, lot 1329
    Naville Numismatics 56, 22 March 2020, lot 186
    Priapus Numismatics 1, 5 Nov. 2023, lot 481