RPC IV.2, 1194 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1194 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Blaundus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Kl. Valerianos (strategos)
Issue Marcus Aurelius
Dating c. 166-180, probably 169-175
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Μ ΑV ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls), r.
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡ ΚΛ ΒΑΛƐΡΙΑΝΟV ΒΛΑVΝΔƐΩΝ (Δ with long serifs)
Reverse design Apollo-Tyrimnaios on horseback, r., holding patera, carrying double axe over shoulder
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference Matern 54, BMC 76
Specimens 8 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 76, pl. V.12 (rev.)
2     ✸ P: 188
3     P: 189
4     NY: 1944.100.48913
5     B: B-I
6     V: GR 37376
7     V-ON Leypold I, no. 922
8     Numismatik Naumann 52 (02/04/2017), 967 = GRPCL Blaundos 112