RPC IV.2, 17457 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 17457 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Blaundus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Claudius Valerianus (strategos)
Issue Marcus Aurelius
Dating c. 166–180, probably 169–175
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls), right
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡ ΚΛ ΒΑΛΕΡΙΑΝ ΒΛΑΥΝΔΕΩΝ ΜΑ (Δ with long serifs)
Reverse design radiate-headed Apollo standing, right, holding plectrum and lyre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 1, 6, 7
Reference Matern 55(2)
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
2 2     B: 17991
3 3     Winterthur Bloesch 2, no. 3720, ex coll. F. Imhoof-Blumer
4 4     ✸ Leu Numismatik Web Auction 14 (12/12/2020), 968