RPC IV.2, 1470 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1470 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Abydus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Ail. Zoilos (archon and asiarch)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 162–165
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΑΥΡΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls), right
Reverse inscription ΕΠ ΑΡΧ ΑΙΛ ΖΩΙΛοΥ [ ] ΑΒΥΔΗ
Reverse design nude Poseidon standing with foot on head of horse, right, holding trident and dolphin
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 7, 12
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Bern: Righetti 770
2 2     Tübingen SNG 2525, reverse as 'Zeus Hippios'