RPC IV.4, 16942 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 16942 (temporary)
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] ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΑΝΤ[ⲰΝΙΝΟϹ ϹƐ(Β)
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius with traces of drapery, r.
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 Æ
Average diameter 32 mm
Average weight 21.52 g
Axis 12
Reference DS 9345–6?, Geissen 2107?
Specimens 5
Note Most specimens are too worn to see if the portrait originally had drapery.

Specimens of this coin type

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