RPC IV.2, 1449 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1449 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Nysa
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Issue Marcus Aurelius as youthful (or lightly bearded) Caesar
Dating c. 139–146
Obverse inscription Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟVΗΡΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (youthful - lightly bearded) wearing paludamentum, r., seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜΗΤΗΡ ΝVϹΑƐΩΝ
Reverse design Demeter standing, l., holding poppy, ears of corn and long torch
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6
Reference Regling, Nysa 80, KM 179, no. 4
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: B-I KM 179, no. 4 = Regling, Nysa 80, pl. II (rev.) = GRPCL Nysa 92
2 2     Private coll. CGT, ex Lanz
3 3     Lanz