RPC IV.2, 2624 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2624 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Koinon of Lesbos
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate —grinos (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 166–169
Obverse inscription Υ Κ]ΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟ Α[ΝΤΩΝΙΝΟ ΠΑΡ]
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription (reverse legend obscure)
Reverse design to left, Athena standing, right, resting arm on shield, holding spear; in centre, Demeter standing, left, holding patera over lighted altar and long torch; to right, Dionysus standing, left, holding cantharus over panther and thyrsus (tooled, see type comment below)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 45 reverse heavily tooled