RPC IV.4, 15215 (temporary)


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 15215 (temporary)
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Year Ζ = 7
Dating AD 166/7
Obverse inscription Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙ(ΟΝ) ΑΝΤƱΝΙΝΟΝ ϹƐ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius, l.
Reverse inscription L Ζ
Reverse design to l., Roma standing, facing, head, r., holding parazonium and holding up wreath; to r., emperor, laureate-headed, wearing toga, standing facing, head, l., holding small figure of Nike; at his feet, small male figure, wearing high cap, kneeling, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 12
Reference DS 9219
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)
Note One die has ΑVΡΗΛΙΟΝ. The other die may be the same but the terminal ΟΝ is not visible on any specimen struck from it .

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Sotheby 9.3.1972, coll. Jungfleisch, 121 (Ζ of date reversed)
2 2     L: 1845,1217.126 BMC 1304 corr. = BMC Suppl pl. 3
3 3     L: 1862,0614.287 BMC Suppl 3071
5 5     ✸ Aiello
6 6     NY: 1944.100.61749