RPC IV.2, 1969 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1969 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Pom(peius) Tryphonianos (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–163, perhaps AD 163
Obverse inscription Υ ΚΑΙ Μ Α]ΥΡΗΛΙ ΑΝΤ[ΩΝΕΙΝΟc]
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse design temple with two columns enclosing statue of Hera seated, facing, wearing kalathos
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ O
2 2     Manchester Museum, reverse tooled
3 3     Bern: Righetti 829, under 'Pius?', obverse worn