RPC IV.2, 1072 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1072 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Miletus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate P. Ailios Themistokles Protoleontos (asiarch)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: Issue B
Dating 161-169
Obverse inscription Μ ΑVΡ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ Λ ΑVΡ ΟVΗΡΟϹ ΚΑΙ
Obverse design laureate-headed busts of Marcus Aurelius (on l., with long beard) and Lucius Verus (on r.), facing each other, both wearing cuirass
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΑΙΛ ΘƐΜΙϹΤΟΚΛƐΟVϹ ΑϹΙΑΡΧΟV ΜΙΛΗϹ(Ι)ΩΝ(sic)
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing statue of nude Apollo Didymeus standing on short base, l., holding stag and bow
Metal Æ
Average diameter 37 mm
Average weight 25.72 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference Roch XXI.2, Temporini 354, no. III.4, C. Fontana, RIN 77 (1975), 140, no. 5
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Yale: 2009.110.49 C. Fontana, RIN 77 (1975), 140, no. 5, pl. I.5 = C. Fontana, RIN 90 (1988), 82, no. 13, pl. 3 = Lanz 92 (04/06/1999), 684, pl. 28 = Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 6 (06/10/2000), 521 = Triton 8 (11/01/2005), 764, rev. legend with ΜΙΛΗϹΩΝ(sic)
2     Boston J. Hirsch 13 (15/05/1905), coll. Rhousopoulos, 3747, not illustrated = ex Boston 67.875 = Gemini 6 (10/01/2010), 852, rev. legend with ΜΙΛΗϹΩΝ(sic)
3     Mabbott 1565, illustrated
4     Boston: 1982.244 E.J. Waddell 1 (09/12/1982), 212, pl. 12
5     V-ON Leypold I, no. 698