RPC IV.4, 3014


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 3014
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Year Ζ = 7
Dating AD 166/7
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius with traces of drapery, left
Reverse inscription L Ζ
Reverse design Sarapis as fountain-god standing, facing, head, left, wearing kalathos, holding taenia over lebes on stand; behind, amphora(?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Reference DS 9297
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 2998/6, 3008/2, 3010/1–3.
Note The Ζ of the date is reversed. The uncertain object to the r. on the reverse is probably an amphora distorted by double-striking, cf. https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/coin/120415.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ DS 9297 = Naville Numismatics 38, 11 Mar. 2018, lot 407