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 Dareios
Dating c. 140–144
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΥΠ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (youthful) wearing paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΔΑΡ(Ε)ΙΟΥ ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design in laurel wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference Hochard 1957-8, BMC 141, LS 140, no. 14
Specimens 17 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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