RPC IV.2, 2254 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2254 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Laodicea ad Lycum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Gaius Popilius Carus Pedo (proconsul)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169, perhaps 162/3
Obverse inscription ΜΑ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass, right, seen from rear
Reverse design in centre, Zeus (Laodiceus) standing on base, left, holding eagle and long sceptre; between two emperors (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus) standing, facing each other, each wearing toga; the right one with scroll, the left one with patera
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6
Reference MG 408, no. 135, Stumpf 600
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: I-B MG 408, no. 135 = Stumpf 600a, pl. XIX.7
2 2     ✸ L: 1924-10-15-3
3 3     Private coll. CGT = Pecunem Numismatik Naumann 42 (03/04/2016), 527, reverse double struck
4 4     Winterthur Bloesch 2, no. 4177, ex coll. F. Imhoof-Blumer
5 5     MünzZentrum 59 (29/10/1986), 113