RPC IV.2, 11892 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11892 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Scepsis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: »Ilion« and ΑΡΜΕΝΙΑΚΟϹ
Dating c. 164–166
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ ΑΡΜ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΚΗΨΙΩΝ
Reverse design Aeneas advancing, right, head, left, leading Ascanius and carrying Anchises; in exergue, river-god Skamandros reclining, left, resting arm on knee, resting on water-urn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Papillion Numismatic 4 (19/12/2020), 246, emperor as 'Caracalla' and slightly misreading legends