RPC IV.2, 1031 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1031 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Magnesia ad Maeandrum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue (Early?) Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: Erroneously with ΑΙ(λιος) for Marcus as emperor
Dating c. 161–162
Obverse inscription Μ ΑVΡ ΑΙ(sic) ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟ[Ϲ?]
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard) wearing cuirass, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ
Reverse design cult statue of turreted Artemis Leukophryene standing, facing, having supports, being crowned by two flying Nikai; between two standing eagles with spreading wings
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference Schultz 117–18
Specimens 6 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 17416, under 'Caracalla' Schultz 117, pl. 8, worn
2 2     A
3 3     ✸ L: 1961-3-1-281 Schultz 118.2, pl. 8 (obv.) and pl. 9 (rev.)
4 4     Private coll. CGT, ex Savoca Numismatik
5 5     Private coll. T. Holman
6 6     Demos Auctions 11 (01/07/2022), 268, under 'Bagis'