RPC IV.2, 217 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 217 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Aeolis
City Elaea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate P. Salonios II (strategos)
Dating c. 169–175
Obverse inscription ΑV Κ Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡ Π ϹΑΛΩΝΙΟV ΝΕΟ[V?] ΕΛΑΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Asclepius standing, facing, head, l., holding serpent-staff; to l., poppy and two ears of corn on long stalks; to r., olive-tree
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 45 corr.
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 45, pl. XXVI.2 (rev.)
2 2     Gorny 97 (11/10/1999), 759
3 3     Heritage World Coin Auctions CICF Signature Sale 3032 (10/04/2014), 23808 = La Galerie Numismatique 25 (05/06/2015), 93