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cn coin 796

Connected to Type
CN Type 8045 🔍
Mint
Byzantion 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c. 212-217 AD
Roman Imperial Period  🔍
Obverse
Die
Byz_1553_V118 🔍
Legend
Legend obverse Α*ΝΤ*ΩΝΙΝΟϹ - ΑVΓΟVϹΤΟϹ
Design
Laureate bust of bearded Caracalla, right, wearing cuirass, holding spear over left shoulder with left hand.
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Reverse
Die
Byz_1559_R231 🔍
Legend
Legend reverse ΕΠ · ΑΙ · ΠΟ*ΝΤ*Ι-ΚΟV - ΒVΖΑ*ΝΤ*Ι*ΩΝ*
Design
Two torches; on ground inbetween, modius with four ears of corn and a poppy.
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Persons
Sitter
Caracalla 🔍
Magistrate
Aelius Ponticus (2) 🔍
Metrology
Denomination
7 unit 🔍
Material
bronze  🔍
Diameter
31 mm
Weight
16.6 g
Axis
12
Owner
British Museum, Department of Coins and Medals, London, gb  
Please note that the current ownership is not confirmed.
Reproduction Owner
BBAW, Berlin [de]
Plaster Cast No: 1559, London 177
Citation
Schönert-Geiß, Die Münzprägung von Byzantion. Kaiserzeit, Berlin 1972 p. 79, nr. 1559, pl. 85, pic. 1559 
Pick, Die Personen- und Götternamen auf Kaisermünzen von Byzantion 27, 1895 p. 45, nr. 16 
Poole, BMC. Catalogue of Greek coins: the Tauric Chersonese, Sarmatia, Dacia, Moesia, Thrace, &c., Bologna 1979 p. 103, nr. 82 
Literature
Schönert-Geiß, Die Münzprägung von Byzantion. Kaiserzeit, Berlin 1972 p. 78-79, nr. 1557-1561.1563, pl. 85  
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cn coin 796, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/CN_796 [Last downloaded: 2024/07/16]
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