RPC IV.2, 2632 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2632 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Pom(peius) Tryphonianos (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–163, perhaps AD 163
Obverse inscription Υ ΚΑ]Ι Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙ Α[ΝΤΩΝΕΙΝ]Οc
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre; tooled: youthful portrait seen from front but parts of original obverse legend still visible
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤ[ ] ΜΥΤΙΛΗΝ[ΑΙ]ΩΝ
Reverse design nude male figure seated, left, extending hand, holding sceptre (tooled)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 317 both sides heavily tooled