RPC IV.2, 2942 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2942 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Phocaea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Idomeneus (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 166–169
Obverse inscription ] Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ Λ ΑΥ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ [
Obverse design laureate-headed busts of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls) (on left) and Lucius Verus (on right), facing each other, both wearing cuirass and paludamentum
Reverse design river-god (youthful Smardos) reclining, left, holding reed, resting on water-urn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 39 mm
Axis 6
Reference Tanriöver K41
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 2015 (4) (Medaillon)
2 2     Mu SNG 846, on reverse name of 'magistrate' obscure
3 3     V: GR 17545 (Medaillon), under 'Marcus Aurelius and Commodus', reverse legend obscure
4 4     NY: 0000.999.52956, under 'Unattributed', worn