RPC IV.2, 17490 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 17490 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Pom. Tryphonianos (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: without personal name but contemporary with coins of Pom. Tryphonianos, strategos
Dating c. 161–163, perhaps AD 163
Obverse inscription [ΑV ΚΑΙ] Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙ [ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟc]
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from centre
Reverse inscription [ΜΥΤΙΛΗΝΑΙΩΝ]
Reverse design bearded emperor (Lucius Verus?) on horseback, l., raising r. arm
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 7
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
4 4     ✸ Private coll. W. Holt, ex private coll. C.C. Vermule; "bought Athens 1963"