RPC IV.2, 239 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 239 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Magistrate Theudianos (strategos)
Dating c. 147-161
Obverse inscription ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (short beard), l.
Reverse inscription ΘƐVΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΤΡΑΤ ΑΝƐΘΗΚƐ ϹΜVΡΝΑΙΟΙϹ
Reverse design Alexander sleeping against shield under plane-tree, l.; behind, two Nemeses standing, facing each other, each plucking chiton, l. one holding bridle, r. one holding cubit
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 24.74 g
Axis 1, 11, 12
Reference Klose XLIX, Serie A, 1–12, BMC 346
Specimens 20 (13 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: I-B
2     Gotha Klose XLIX, Serie A, 1, pl. 39 (R1)
3     V: GR 17792
4     V: GR 17793 Klose XLIX, Serie A, 2, pl. 39 (V1, R2)
5     V: GR 17794 Klose XLIX, Serie A, 3, pl. 39 (R3)
6     Mu: 347
7     B: alter Bestand Klose XLIX, Serie A, 4, pl. 39 (R4)
8     B: (Löbb) Klose XLIX, Serie A, 5, pl. 39 (R5)
9     Münster: M 1154
10     ✸ L: BMC 346 Klose XLIX, Serie A, 6, pl. 40 (R6)
11     P: 2567 Klose XLIX, Serie A, 7, pl. 40 (R7)
12     Boston: 1972.14 Klose XLIX, Serie A, 8, pl. 40 (R8)
13     O Klose XLIX, Serie A, 9, pl. 40 (R9)
14     vA 8002 = Klose XLIX, Serie A, 10, pl. 40 (R10)
15     Mabbott 1617, illustrated = Klose XLIX, Serie A, 11, pl. 40 (R11)
16     O Klose XLIX, Serie A, 12, pl. 40 (R12)
17     P: no number, under 'Unidentified'
18     V: 683 (Forgery Collection), under 'Stratonicea', both sides tooled, reverse legend: ]ΟС ΤΙΛΙΑΝοС СΤΡΑΤΟΝΙΚƐΩΝ
19     Numismatica Ars Classica 92/2 (24/05/2016), 2248, slightly tooled
20     CNG Electronic Auction 119 (27/07/2005), 80