RPC IV.2, 2221 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2221 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Synnada
Region Phrygia
City Synnada
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Alliance with Hierapolis
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating perhaps c. 163-164, otherwise c. 161–165
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝοϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) with traces of drapery, right
Reverse design to left, Apollo standing, right, holding plectrum and lyre; to right, Zeus seated, left, holding patera and long sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Franke & Nollé 2282-3
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 37777 Franke & Nollé 2282, pl. 97
3 3     Kölner Münzkabinett 106 (11/03/2017), 425
4 4     PRF, ex Beckenbauer stock March 1978