RPC IV.2, 1428 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #13

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1428 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Magistrate Dar(e)ios (without title)
Dating c. 140-144
Obverse inscription Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ VΠ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (youthful) wearing paludamentum, r., seen from centre
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΔΑΡ(Ɛ)ΙΟV ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design in laurel wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 3.06 g
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference Hochard 1957-8, BMC 141, LS 140, no. 14
Specimens 17

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 141
2     Bern: Righetti 1086 GRPCL Sardes (Sardis) 447 = Hochard 1958b, pl. 112
3     B: I-B LS 140, no. 14 = GRPCL Sardes (Sardis) 446 (not illustrated)
4     P: 1247 Wa 5256 = Hochard 1957a, pl. 112
5     Sardis Excavations 290a, pl. 2.290
6     Sardis Excavations1982–222
7     Winterthur Bloesch 2, no. 3936, ex coll. F. Imhoof-Blumer
8     Sardis Excavations 290b, worn
9     Sardis Excavations 290c, worn
10     Sardis Excavations 290d
11     Tübingen: coll. Hommel SNG 3812 = GRPCL Sardes (Sardis) 448 = Hochard 1958a, pl. 112
12     Private coll. CGT
13     ✸ Private coll. CGT
14     Balat: M82108,03 Baldus, Didyma 646 (not illustrated) = H.R. Baldus, MDAI(I) 34 (1984), 297, no. 118
15     Manisa: 11045 Önder 291
16     Savoca Numismatik Blue Auction 122 (25/12/2021), 700
17     GRPCL Sardes (Sardis) 445, perhaps identical with one of the specimens listed above