RPC IV.2, 2156 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2156 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Aphrodisias
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Issue 'Pseudo-autonomous'
Dating c. 161–169
Obverse inscription ΕΙΕΡΑ(sic) ΒΟΥΛΗ
Obverse design veiled and draped bust of the Boule, right
Reverse inscription ΑΦΡΟΔΕΙϹΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design nude Eros standing, facing, head, left, holding bow and torch downwards to left; to left at his feet, small winged animal (butterfly?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6
Reference MacDonald type 121 (O170, R306), Martin, Demos, Aphrodisias 10$
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B MacDonald type 121, pl. XV (R306)
2 2     P-AIBL: B-59/2.85 Fonds Robert 424, bought at Geyre [Aphrodisias] / Caria in 1946
3 3     Private coll. F. Jarman, Germany