RPC IV.2, 17395 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 17395 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Laodicea ad Lycum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Alliance with Nysa
Obverse inscription Υ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗ] ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ ϹΕ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse design to left, Zeus (Laodiceus) standing, right, holding eagle and long sceptre; to right, Mên Kamareites standing, left, wearing Phrygian cap, holding patera and long sceptre; behind his shoulders, crescent
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Reference Franke & Nollé 1161
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V-ON CMRDM II, 34, no. 43, pl. XIII ('Alliance coin of Nysa and Sparta') = GRPCL 'Nysa' 110 ('Alliance issue of Nysa and Sparta' and reverse legend as 'ΛΑΚΕΔAIMONIΩN KAI NYCAEΩN ΕΠΙ AΡXOYΡOC TOY ΔEINA') = Franke & Nollé 1161, pl. 54