RPC IV.2, 2748 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2748 (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 ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ [ ] [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 [Μ]ΑΡ [ΑΝΤΩ?] [ΜΑϹϹΙ]ΜΟΥ ΚΛΑΖΟ (Ζ reversed)
Reverse design Cybele standing, facing, wearing kalathos; between two seated lions
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 1878/633
2 2     A: 1923 Z', 550 A. Moustaka and P. Tselekas, ‘Coins from the Excavations of G. Oikonomos at Klazomenai in 1921’, in A. Moustake et al. (eds), Klazomanai, Teos and Abdera. Metropoleis and Colony. Proceedings of the International Symposium held at the Archaeological Museum of Abdrea. Abdera, 20-21 Oct. 2001 (Thessaloniki, 2004), pp. 161-7, p. 165, no. 13 (illustrated)