RPC IV.2, 2943 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2943 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate P. Kl. Attalos, the sophist (without title)
Alliance with Laodicea ad Lycum
Dating c. 169-175
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ ΜΑ ΑVΡΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls) wearing cuirass, l., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΤΤΑΛΟϹ ϹΟΦΙϹΤΗϹ ΤΑΙϹ ΠΑΤΡΙ ϹΜVΡ ΛΑΟ
Reverse design in centre, Zeus of Laodicea standing, facing, holding eagle and long sceptre; between the two Nemeses of Smyrna standing, facing each other, each plucking chiton, l. one holding bridle, r. one holding cubit
Metal Æ
Average diameter 43 mm
Average weight 52.62 g
Axis 5
Reference Klose —
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 2262 (Medaillon), reverse lighty double struck