RPC IV.4, 3312


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 3312
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Year ΙΖ = 17
Dating AD 176/7
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius, left
Reverse inscription L Ι]Ζ
Reverse design Heracles and the stables of Augeas: Heracles advancing, left, raising mattock; before, dung-heap(?); at feet, basket; behind, lion skin over club
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 12
Reference Geissen 2100
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 3269/1, 3272/2.
Note There appear to be traces of the Ζ of the date at the top of the reverse. The obverse die was otherwise used in year 16.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Cologne Geissen 2100 = ZPE 50 (1983), 295, E, pl. XVII, 5