RPC IV.2, 218 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 218 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Aeolis
City Elaea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Plokamos (strategos)
Dating c. 166–175
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Μ ΑVΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ [ ] ΠΛΟΚΑΜΟV ΕΛΑΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Hades standing in galloping quadriga, l., struggling with Persephone; beneath horses' legs, kalathos containing poppy and ears of corn
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 1
Reference BMC 44
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 44 Kraft, p. 192, pl. 93.4a
2 2     Private collection H. Williams, UK