RPC IV.2, 2153 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2153 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Aphrodisias
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous'
Dating c. 178–180
Obverse inscription ΕΙΕΡΑ(sic) ΒΟΥΛΗ
Obverse design veiled and draped bust of the Boule, right
Reverse inscription ΑΦΡΟΔΕΙϹΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design nude Eros (in attitude of Thanatos?) standing, right, crossing legs, resting on inverted torch which stands on low altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference MacDonald type 120 (O165, R302), BMC 42, Martin, Demos, Aphrodisias 16$
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1848,1230.30 BMC 42, pl. VI.2
2 2     P: 227D
3 3     ✸ P: 220 MacDonald type 120, pl. XV (R302)