RPC IV.4, 3311


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 3311
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Year ΙΖ = 17
Dating AD 176/7
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒΑϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius, right
Reverse inscription L ΙΖ (?)
Reverse design to left, emperor (Commodus) in military dress standing, facing, head, left, holding patera over lighted altar; to right, Roma (?) standing, left, holding wreath over emperor's head
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 12
Reference DS 9222
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die.
Note The obverse legend was used for drachms in year 16 (not the same die): https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/coin/110236 . The top bar of the Ζ of the date is clear on https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/coin/112458.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG 91, 19 Sept. 2012, lot 788 = Matthijs
2 2     Dattari
3 3     DS 9222 = Naville Numismatics 49, 12 May 2019, lot 270