RPC IV.2, 1536 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1536 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lydia
City Thyatira
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 164–165
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥ[ΡΗ]ΛΙ ΑΝΤΩΝ ΑΡΜ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΘΥΑΤΕΙΡΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design nude Apollo-Tyrimnaios standing in galloping quadriga, left, wearing radiate crown, holding laurel-branch and double axe; below horses, river-god (Lykos) reclining, right, holding reed, resting on water-urn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 39 mm
Axis 12
Reference Hochard 2404Cop 599
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Cop: 599 GRPCL Thyateira 196 = Hochard 2404a, pl. 141
2 2     Florence: Inv. 35726/8 S. Bani, M. Benci and A. Vanni, I Medaglioni Provinciali e i Contorniati Romani nelle raccolte del Monetiere del Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze. Vol. II (Florence, 2012), 41, no. 33