RPC IV.4, 3275


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 3275
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Year ΙϚ = 16
Dating AD 175/6
Obverse inscription Μ] ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΑΝΤ[ωΝΙΝΟϹ ϹΕ(Β)
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius with traces of drapery, right
Reverse inscription L ΙϚ
Reverse design temple with four columns on steps, facing bust of Sarapis in pediment; between central columns, window with triangular pediment and drapery below framing facing bust of Sarapis, below which, door between two standing statues (Isis and Harpocrates?); in outer intercolumniations, smaller doors
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 12
Reference DS 9345–6?, Geissen 2107?
Specimens 5 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 3: same obv. die as 3259/1, 3261/1–3. 1–3: same rev. die.
Note Most specimens are too worn to see if the portrait originally had drapery.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     A: D 2094B / 1896/7 IH, 485/869
2 2     Cologne Geissen 2107
3 3     ✸ Aiello
4 4     DS 9345 = Naville Numismatics 28, 22 Jan. 2017, lot 358 = Matthijs
5 5     Matthijs