RPC IV.2, 1223 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1223 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Nicaea Cilbianorum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Commodus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating c. 177–179
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate-headed busts of Marcus Aurelius (on left, long beard) and Commodus (on right, youthful), facing each other, both wearing cuirass and paludumentum
Reverse inscription ΚΙΛΒΙΑΝΩΝ ΠΕΡΙ ΝΕΙΚΕΑΝ
Reverse design Eirene standing, facing, head, left, crossing legs, holding olive-branch(?), resting arm on column
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Hochard 222(2), GRMK 121, no. 3
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Winterthur Bloesch 2, no. 3778 = GRMK 121, no. 3, ex coll. F. Imhoof-Blumer = GRPCL Nikaia-Kilbiani 49 = Hochard 222b, pl. 12
2 2     ✸ B: I-B