RPC IV.2, 2186 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2186 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Phrygia
City Synaus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Menandros, son of Ask— (archon for the second time)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–165, perhaps 163–165
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΥ ΑϹΚ ΑΡΧΟ ΤΟ Β ϹΥΝΑΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Apollo-Tyrimnaios on horseback, right, carrying double axe over shoulder
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1979-1-1-2317 vA 3967
2 2     Frank Sternberg 11 (20/11/1981), 321 = Fritz Rudolf Künker 280 (26/09/2016), 648, both sides tooled