RPC IV.2, 10842 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 10842 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Alliance with Ephesus
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169, mostly c.AD 161–165 but some later
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΑΝ[ΤΩΝΕ]ΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΕΦ[ΕϹΙΩΝ] ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ (Ζ shaped as エ)
Reverse design to left, cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; to right, Demeter advancing, right, head, left, holding torch in each hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 1
Reference Franke & Nollé —
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Gaziantep Museum = Butcher, Coins and Hoards, 72, no. C601 (SF 1708), not illustrated