RPC IV.2, 2521 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2521 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169, mostly c.AD 161–165 but some later
Obverse inscription Υ ΚΑΙ Μ] ΑΥΡΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (long beard), right
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ (Ζ reversed)
Reverse design Dionysus seated, left, feeding panther, resting arm on throne
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 364 SNG 690 = Wa 738, beginning of obverse legend erased
2 2     B: Cassel 1925