RPC IV.2, 11321 (temporary)


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11321 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Crispina (Augusta)
Magistrate Aulus Fulvius Dionysios (strategos)
Issue Reign of Marcus Aurelius or Commodus
Dating c. 178–182
Obverse inscription [ΚΡΙϹΠΕΙΝΑ] ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Crispina, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Ϲ[ ] ΦΟΥ [
Reverse design to left, emperor (Marcus Aurelius or Commodus) standing, left, raising right arm; to right, turreted Tyche of Mytilene standing, left, crowning emperor, holding Dionysiac herm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
2 2     Mytilene Museum 284 = Archontidou-Argyri/Labarre 129, no. 39, pl. 20.39
3 3     Yale: ex PRF, reverse legend obscure, cast in V
4 4     V: GR 16998, both legends legend obscure
5 5     ✸ V: GR 16999
6 6     H.D. Rauch Summer 2011 (19/09/2011), 745