RPC IV.2, 1725 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1725 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Phrygia
City Ancyra
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Menodoros II(?) (archon)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 166-169
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Μ ΑVΡΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΜΗΝοΔΩΡοV Β ΝƐ ΑΡΧ ΑΝΚVΡΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design turreted Cybele seated, l., holding patera over lion, resting arm on tympanum
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 12.80 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 31, Cop 141
Specimens 14

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 31
2     L: 1979-1-1-2140 vA 3435
3     P: 348
4     B: (Löbb)
5     C: Leake 7420, Suppl., p. 16.2, obverse as 'Caracalla', ex Waddington 234
6     Cop: 141
7     Private collection H. I. = CNG Electronic Auction 206 (11/03/2009), 263
8     Numismatik Naumann 44 (07/06/2016), 660
9     MünzZentrum 71 (03/06/1991), 358
10     Pecunem Numismatik Naumann 32 (07/06/2015), 337
11     Jean Elsen 117 (15/06/2013), 401
12     G. Hirsch 186 (10/05/1995), 1093
13     ✸ Private coll. CGT = Pecunem Numismatik Naumann 14 (02/03/2014), 494
14     MünzZentrum 56 (09/11/1985), 263 = Schulten 22 (11/04/1988), 499, misreading name of 'magistrate' as 'ΜΗΝΟΔΩΤΟΥ' = Münzen & Medaillen Deutschland 16 (19/05/2005), coll. J.-P. Righetti, 437 = CNG Electronic Auction 224 (16/12/2009), 412, both sides slightly tooled