RPC IV.2, 1834 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1834 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Ceretapa Diocaesarea
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Issue Marcus Aurelius as Caesar Issue B (»Southern Workshop, 138–80«)
Dating c. 139–146
Obverse inscription Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΒΗΡΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (youthful - lightly bearded) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΚƐΡƐΤΑΠƐΩΝ ΔΙΟΚƐϹΑΡƐΩΝ(sic)
Reverse design to l., nude Heracles (youthful) standing, facing, head, r., wearing lion-scalp, resting arm on club, holding lion skin; to r., Zeus standing, l., holding eagle and long sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 38 mm
Axis 6
Reference vA Phryg. I, 489, BMC 7
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 7, pl. XV.9 (rev.) W. Wroth, NC 1896, 97, no. 18 = Robert, Villes, p. 325, n. 7, pl. XXXV.5 = vA Phryg. I, 489, pl. 14