RPC IV.2, 2524 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2524 (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 ΑV ΚΑΙ Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟVΗΡΟϹ (sic)
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard) or Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚVΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ (Ζ reversed)
Reverse design Hades standing in galloping quadriga, l., struggling with Persephone
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 360 SNG 688, under Marcus Aurelius, coin extraordinaily thick: 5 mm
2 2     B: 1904/976, under Marcus Aurelius Prowe I, no. 1232, not illustrated
3 3     Private coll. CGT = Naville Numismatics 14 (22/04/2015), 224, under Marcus Aurelius = Naville Numismatics 19 (13/12/2015), 232, under Marcus Aurelius, worn