RPC IV.2, 2628 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2628 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: without personal name but contemporary with coins of Pom. Tryphonianos, strategos
Dating c. 161–163, perhaps AD 163
Obverse inscription [Α]Υ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟc
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΜΥΤΙΛΗΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design emperor galloping, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 313
2 2     V: GR 16989, under 'Faustina II'