RPC IV.2, 2694 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2694 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Miletus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Magistrate Aelianus Asclepiades Polites
Issue With personal name: Distinct bust shapes and epsilons with dot instead of horizontal stroke
Dating c. 139–146 (?)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΡΗΛΙ[οϹ] ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (youthful - lightly bearded?), right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ [Πο]ΛΙΤο ΜΙΛΗϹΙΩΝ (Ε with dot instead of horizontal stroke)
Reverse design cult statue of nude Apollo Didymeus standing, facing, holding stag and bow
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 5
Reference Roch XV.3, Temporini 354, no. I.4
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1886 Temporini 354, no. I.4, pl. 76
2 2     Istanbul
3 3     Balat: M81033 Baldus, Didyma 576 (not illustrated)