RPC IV.2, 11648 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11648 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Nysa
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Alliance with Tralles
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: Group 2 (incudes coins of Faustina II with hairstyle Fittschen 8)
Dating c. 162–165, probably c. 162–163
Obverse inscription ΑVΤ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ Μ ƐV[Ρ](sic) Α[ΝΤΩΝƐ]ΙΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, l., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΟΜ[ΟΝΟΙΑ?] [ΝV?]ϹΑƐΩΝ ΤΡΑΛΛΙ[Α]ΝΩΝ
Reverse design to l., nude youthful hero (Athymbros) standing, r., chlamys over shoulder; to r., nude youthful hero (Tralles) standing, facing, head, l., chlamys over shoulder, holding spear; both clasping hands over lighted altar(?)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 6
Reference Regling, Nysa
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Private collection H. Williams, UK