RPC IV.2, 241 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 241 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Claudius Proklos the sophist (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–166
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΙΑ(sic) Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls), left
Reverse design turreted Amazon Smyrna seated, left, holding small temple and double axe
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6
Reference Klose XLIX, Serie C, 15–17, Cop 1369
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     N: Fiorelli 8211
2 2     ✸ P: 2573 Klose XLIX, Serie C, 15, pl. 40 (R15)
3 3     Cop: 1369 Klose XLIX, Serie C, 16, pl. 40 (V4, R16)
4 4     Mu: 348 Klose XLIX, Serie C, 16, pl. 40 (R17)
5 5     Private coll. CGT = Saint Paul Antiques 14 (17/12/2017), 383