RPC IV.2, 1302 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1302 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Maeonia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Qu(e)intos II (first archon)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161-165, probably c. 161-163
Obverse inscription ΑVΤ Κ Μ ΑVΡΗ(ΛΙϹ sic) ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing paludamentum, r., seen from centre
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΚVƐΙΝΤΟV Β ΑΡΧ Α ΜΑΙΟΝΩΝ
Reverse design Hades standing in galloping quadriga, r., holding long transverse sceptre, struggling with Persephone; above horses, Eros flying, r., holding torch; below horses, overturned flower-basket
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 24.95 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Hochard 1218 and 1220, GRMK 121, no. 1
Specimens 4

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: B-I GRMK 121, no. 1 = Hochard 1218a, pl. 63
2     ✸ L: 1979-1-1-2003 vA 3018 = GRPCL Maionia 102 = Hochard 1220a, pl. 63
3     Lanz 56 (13/05/1991), 525 = Peus 366 (29/10/2000), coll. Marcel Burstein, 703, pl. 36 = GRPCL Maionia 101
4     Pecunem Numismatik Naumann 38 (06/12/2015), 494