RPC IV.2, 2187 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2187 (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 ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΥ ΑⳞΚ ΑΡΧΟΝ ΤΟ Β ⳞΥΝΑΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design nude Apollo standing on tip-toes, r., holding bow in his l. hand, drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder with his r. hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 20.75 g
Axis 7
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1979-1-1-2318 vA 3968
2     MMAG 41 (18/06/1970), 482, pl. 28