RPC IV.4, 16585 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 16585 (temporary)
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Year ΙΖ = 17
Dating AD 176/7
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius, r.
Reverse inscription L ΙΖ (?)
Reverse design to l., emperor (Commodus) in military dress standing, facing, head, l., holding patera over lighted altar; to r., Roma (?) standing, l., holding wreath over emperor's head
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 12
Reference DS 9222
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Note The obverse legend was used for drachms in year 16 (not the same die): https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/coin/110236 . The top bar of the Ζ of the date is clear on https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/coin/112458.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     DS 9222 = Naville Numismatics 49, 12 May 2019, lot 270
2 2     ✸ CNG 91, 19 Sept. 2012, lot 788 = Matthijs
3 3     Dattari