RPC IV.4, 3208


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 3208
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Year ΙΒ = 12
Dating AD 171/2
Obverse inscription Μ] ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ [ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription L ΙΒ
Reverse design Roma (or Ares) seated on cuirass, left, holding Nike and spear
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Reference DS 9228
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note The figure is conventionally described as Ares but it is identified as Roma by inscriptions on some issues of AD 161. Ares (or Mars) is not normally shown as seated on Roman Provincial or Imperial coins. Compare https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/24495.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ DS 9228