RPC IV.4, 3262


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 3262
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 ΑΝΤ]ωΝΙΝ[ΟϹ ϹΕ
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius, left (?)
Reverse inscription L] Ι[Ϛ (?)
Reverse design Euthenia reclining left, on sphinx, holding two ears of corn(?) and (?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Reference DS 9253
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Might alternatively be year 12, when this reverse is also found. The portrait looks closer to year 16, cf https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/coin/120042. No other specimens have these obverse or reverse dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ DS 9253 = Naville Numismatics 47, 3 Mar. 2019, lot 315 = Matthijs