RPC IV.4, 3259


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 3259
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 ΑΥΡΗΛΙ]ΟϹ ΑΝΤ[ωΝΙΝΟϹ ϹΕ][ (?)
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius with traces of drapery, right
Reverse inscription L ΙϚ
Reverse design sacred boat of Osiris on wheels; on which, shrine, surmounted by four (or 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 31 mm
Reference D 3558
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 3261/1–3, 3275/3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ D 3558 = Naville Numismatics 28, 22 Jan. 2017, lot 361
2 2     Matthijs
3 3     Staffieri