RPC IV.2, 2635 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2635 (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 ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟ ΑΝ[ΤΩΝΙ]ΝΟ ΠΑΡ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ [ ] ΚοΙ ΛΕϹΝΩΝ(sic)
Reverse design to left, Demeter standing, right, holding long torch; in centre, emperor standing, left, raising arm, holding spear; to right, youthful Dionysus standing, left, holding cantharus and long thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 2
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 320
2 2     L: BMC 2
3 3     ✸ NY: 1944.100.44605