RPC IV.4, 3107


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 3107
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Year Θ = 9
Dating AD 168/9
Obverse inscription Μ ΑVΡ(ΗΛ)ΙΟϹ ΑΝΤƱΝΙΝΟϹ Ϲ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription L Θ
Reverse design emperor, in military dress on horseback, r., holding short sceptre, raising hand
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Reference D 3330
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 2–4: same obv. die as 3058/2–3.
Note Obverse die carried over from year 8. The same spelling mistake ΑVΡΗΟϹ for ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ is also found on drachms of year 8. The reverse type is not found for Lucius Verus in this year. It may have been struck after the death of Lucius Verus (January/February AD 169) became known in Egypt.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: no number
2 2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.61185
3 3     Aiello
4 4     MünzZentrum 124 (12. 1. 2005), 338