RPC IV.3, 25098 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 25098 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Amasea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Year 164 (AD 161/162)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΩ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡ ΑΜΑϹ ΝΕΩΚ Κ ΜΗΤ Κ ΠΡΩ ΠΟΝΤ Κ ΕΤ ΡΞΔ
Reverse design emperors (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus) standing, facing each other, clasping hands, each wearing toga and holding scroll
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference Rec 20(2), Dalaison 77 & 79
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC 3, pl. I.14 (rev.) = Dalaison 77a and Pl. 8
6 6     Tokat: Inv. 80.9.15.3502 M. Amandry (ed.), Trésors et Circulation Monétaire en Anatolie Antique (Paris, 1994), p. 123, no. 5.1.3, pl. XXIX.5.3 = Dalaison 79a and Pl. 8
7 7     Tokat: Inv. 80.17.79.3606 M. Amandry (ed.), Trésors et Circulation Monétaire en Anatolie Antique (Paris, 1994), p. 123, no. 5.1.4, pl. XXIX.5.4 = Dalaison 77b