RPC IV.4, 3258


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 3258
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Year ΙϚ = 16
Dating AD 175/6
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΑΝΤωΝΙ[ΝΟϹ] ϹΕ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription L ΙϚ
Reverse design sacred boat of Osiris on wheels; on which, shrine, surmounted by five hawks crowned with skhents, containing statue of Osiris(?) facing front; either side of shrine, hawks on columns; inside either end of boat, hawks on torches(?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 12
Reference D 3557 corr., pl. XXVII (rev.), 3558?
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same obv. die as 3268/1.
Note For the type see the note on RPC III, https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/13566.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.61341
2 2     A: D 2084 / 3192 / 9193
3 3     Dattari = D 3557 corr., pl. XXVII (rev.)
4 4     Münzhandlung Basel 6 (18.3.1936), 970 (rev.)