RPC X, — (unassigned; ID 88192)

 

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Coin type
Volume X
Number — (unassigned; ID 88192)
Province Galatia-Pontus
Region Galatia
City Ancyra
Reign Valerian and Gallienus
Person (obv.) Gallienus (Augustus)
Obverse inscription [ Π]ΟΠΛ [ϹΑ] ΛΙΚ[ ]
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus (?), right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠ [Β] Ν ΑΝΚΥΡΑϹ
Reverse design two temples, each showing two columns and facing one another obliquely; within each temple, thymiaterion
Metal copper-based alloy
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)
Note Previously attributed to Macrinus (see also Burrell, p.172). The reading of the obverse legend and the identity of the portrait are not certain. ϹΑ would suggest Saloninus, but the 'portrait' seems too mature. See also https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/74348 (same die).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ P: R 3850 SNG 2530 (Macrinus)