RPC IV.2, 1455 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1455 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Nysa
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Asiatikos Kornel[iou] (grammateus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: Group 1 (incudes coins of Faustina II with hairstyle Fittschen 5)
Dating c. 161–165, probably c. 161–163
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝοc
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse design Pluto (or Zeus?) seated, l., holding patera and long sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6
Reference Regling, Nysa 86
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 32829, under 'Caria' GRPCL Nysa 103
2 2     Private coll. CGT, ex Tom Vossen