RPC IV.2, 17286 (temporary)


Image of specimen #10


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 17286 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Samos
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Faustina II: alpha with downward curving crossbar
Dating 161–176
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ (Αs with curved crossbar)
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius (long beard), right
Reverse inscription ϹΑΜΙΩΝ (Α with curved crossbar)
Reverse design cult statue of Samian Hera standing, right, wearing kalathos, holding patera in each hand, having fillets
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 240
Specimens 5 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 240
2 2     O
3 3     P: 3390
10 10     ✸ B: Rauch
11 11     B: (Löbb)