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cn type 1720

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Mint
Augusta Traiana 🔍
Region: Thrace
Typology
Date
161-169 AD
Roman Imperial Period  🔍
Obverse
Legend
ΑV ΚΑΙ Λ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟVΗΡΟϹ
Design
Bare head of Lucius Verus, right.
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Reverse
Legend
ΑVΓΟVϹΤΗϹ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΗϹ
Design
Dionysus standing left, holding cantharus? and thyrsus; resting left arm on column; at his feet, left, panther.
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Persons
Sitter
Lucius Verus 🔍
Metrology
Denomination
unit 🔍
Material
bronze  🔍
Diameter
Max: 19 mm / Min: 18.1 mm
Average Weight
4.08 g (2x)
Axes
7 (1x)
Public Commentary
Das Attribut des Dionysos in der rechten Hand wird in der zitierten Literatur als Zweig interpretiert. Das Exemplar aus der Sammlung von Herrn Hourmouziadis legt indes die Vermutung nahe, dass es sich um einen sehr kleinen Kantharos handelt.
Citation
Schönert-Geiß, Die Münzprägung von Augusta Traiana und Traianopolis, Berlin 1991 p. 67, nr. 94 
Heuchert, RPC IV: Roman Provincial Coinage. Vol. IV: From Antoninus Pius to Commodus (AD 138–192). online (temporary), http://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/ nr. 10346 
Literature
Varbanov, Greek Imperial Coins and their Values II 2. Thrace (from Abdera to Pautalia), Bourgas 2005 p. 82, nr. 905  
Web Reference: https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/4/10346  
editions
cn.augusta_trajana.1_ed.44 🔍
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cn type 1720, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/1720 [Last downloaded: 2024/04/25]
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