M. Cipius M.f. Moneyer of the Roman Republic from 115 BC to 114 BC.
M. Cipius M.f. was one of the moneyers for the year 115-114 BC. He is not otherwise known.

Gens Cipia was a plebeian family of little importance.

The proverb non omnibus dormio - "I don't always sleep" - is said to refer to a story about a Cipius who would pretend to be asleep so that his wife could commit adultery in peace.
M. Cipius M.f.
An AR Denarius struck 114 (115-114)BC in Rome
Obverse: head of Roma right wearing winged helmet M·CIPI·M·F X

Reverse: Victory in biga right holding palm branch and reins; rudder below ROMA

Diameter: 16 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.9 g
No notes for this coin
Crawford 289/1, SRCV I 166, RSC I Cipia 1, Sydenham 546
An AR Denarius struck 115-114 BC in Rome
Obverse: Helmeted head of Roma right, wearing single drop earring and pendant necklace; X (mark of value) to left, M • CIPI • M • F upward to right.

Reverse: Victory driving galloping biga right, holding reins and palm frond; rudder below horses; ROMA in exergue.

Diameter: 18 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.88 g
"This moneyer has been identified with a certain Cipius, who gave rise to the proverb ‘Non omnibus dormio’, and who was called “the snorer” because he pretended to be asleep in order to facilitate his wife’s acts of adultery."
Crawford 289/1