RPC IV.2, 2652 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2652 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Clazomenae
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Antonius Maximus (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 166–169
Obverse inscription ΥΤΟ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡ ΟΥ]ΗΡΟϹ [ ] ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed busts of Marcus Aurelius (on left, long beard with long curls) and Lucius Verus (on right), facing each other, both wearing cuirass and paludamentum
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡΑ ΜΑΡ ΑΝΤΩ ΜΑϹϹΙΜΟΥ ΚΛΑΖΟ (Ζ reversed)
Reverse design helmeted nude hero (Paralos or Parphoros) advancing, left, head, right, holding sword and raising shield
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6, 7
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 210
2 2     Private coll. F. Jarman, Germany