RPC IV.2, 2420 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2420 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Uncertain
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169, mostly c.AD 161–165 but some later
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ (sic)
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard) or Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ [Ν]ΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ (Ζ reversed)
Reverse design nude and radiate-headed Helios driving galloping biga, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 6
Reference KM 26, no. 14
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B KM 26, no. 14, obverse as Marcus Aurelius, in B under Marcus Aurelius
2 2     Private coll. CGT = Numismatik Naumann 97 (06/12/2020), 305