RPC IV.2, 1081 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1081 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Phocaea
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Magistrate Hermagoras II (strategos)
Dating c. 139-144
Obverse inscription ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (youthful), r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡΑΤΗΓΟΥ ƐΡΜΑΓΟΡΟΥ Β ΦΩΚΑΙƐΩ
Reverse design nude Dioscuri advancing, r., each wearing pilos(?) and holding shield and transverse spear; between two stars
Metal Æ
Average diameter 38 mm
Average weight 33.26 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Tanriöver K30-1, BMC 138
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 138
2     V: GR 17543 (Medaillon), both sides with signs of tooling
3     V: GR 17544, reverse legend mostly obscure, perhaps with additional reverse legend variation