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 Ask[lepiadou] (archon for the second time)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161-165, perhaps 163-165
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Μ ΑV ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟⳞ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟV ΑⳞΚ ΑΡΧΟ ΤΟ Β ⳞVΝΑΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Apollo-Tyrimnaios on horseback, r., carrying double axe over shoulder
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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