RPC IV.2, 25232 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 25232 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Aulus Tullius Cratippus (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–165
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ Ϲ[ΤΡΑ?] Α ΤΥΛ ΚΡ[Α]ΤΙΠΠ[ΟΥ] [ ] ΔΙϹ ΝΕΟΚΟ
Reverse design Asclepius standing, facing, holding serpent-staff; between two lighted torches entwined by serpents, heads slightly above Asclepius' head, so that serpents form arch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 40 mm
Reference Weisser —, F. Carbone, AIIN 58 (2012), pp. 253-60
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ National Archaeological Museum of Paestum = F. Carbone, ‘Un inedito ‘medaglione’ provinciale di Marco Aurelio a Paestum’, AIIN 58 (2012), pp. 253-60 (illustrated on p. 254)