RPC IV.2, 1335 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1335 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Lydia
City Magnesia ad Sipylum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Aelius Herakleides (strategos)
Dating 161–176
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ (Α with curved crossbar)
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡ ΑΙΛΙΟΥ ΗΡΑΚΛΕΙΔΟΥ ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ ϹΙΠΥΛ (Α with curved crossbar)
Reverse design turreted Cybele seated, left, holding patera, resting arm on tympanum; between two seated lions
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 42 mm
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 1077, LS 90, no. 7
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Trade = LS 90, no. 7
2 2     ✸ P: 688A (Medaillon) GRPCL Magnesia ad Sipylum 138 = Hochard 1077a, pl. 55