RPC IV.2, 2107 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2107 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Laodicea ad Lycum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Alliance with Smyrna
Issue Marcus Aurelius, probably
Dating 169–176
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΜΑΡ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius, right
Reverse design in centre, Zeus (Laodiceus) standing, left, holding eagle and long sceptre; between the two Nemeses of Smyrna standing, each plucking chiton from breast
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 39 mm
Axis 6
Reference Franke & Nollé 1225–7, BMC 275
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 275, pl. LIII.4 (rev.)
2 2     B: Löbb
3 3     Bern: Righetti 1205
4 4     Triton 3 (30/11/1990), 776 = CNG 27 (29/09/1993), 1222
5 5     Private coll. CGT, worn, reverse legend obscure