RPC IV.2, 2734 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2734 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Orthosia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤοΚ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΟΡΘΩϹΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design nude Dioscuri standing, facing, heads turned towards each other, each holding chlamys and spear; between two horses
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 39 mm
Axis 11, 12
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 877 Wa 2521, reverse might be tooled
2 2     V: GR 18409 (Medaillon)
3 3     P: 844, under 'Miletopolis' SNG 'Mysia' 1316 = Schwertheim 35, both under 'Miletopolis', heavily tooled, obverse legend altered to ΑΝΤοΝƐΙΝ(sic) ΑVΓΟΥСΤΟС, reverse image changed to Heracles and Zeus(?), legend modified to fit Miletoplis and its 'magistrate' Eutyches Alexandrou: ƐVΤΥΧΟΥС ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ ΜƐΙΛΗΤΟΠΟΛƐΙΤΩΝ
4 4     Bertolami Fine Arts - ACR Auctions 4 (05/12/2011), 115 = Roma Numismatics 4 (30/09/2012), 2189, reverse legend obscure