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
Average weight 20.49 g
Axis 12
Reference DS 9222
Specimens 3
Note The obverse legend was used for drachms in year 16 not the same die: https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coindie/20743. The top bar of the Ζ of the date is clear on https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/112458.

Specimens of this coin type

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