RPC IV.2, 306 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 306 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Crispina (Augusta)
Magistrate Marcus Sellius (strategos)
Alliance with Nicomedia
Issue Marcus and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating c. 178–179
Obverse inscription ΚΡΙϹΠΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Crispina, right
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡ(Α) Μ(Ι) ϹΕΛΛΙΟΥ ϹΜΥΡ Ν(Ε)ΙΚΟ Ο
Reverse design emperor (Marcus Aurelius?) galloping over foe, right, wearing military dress, brandishing spear
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6
Reference Klose LXXXII, Serie A, 1, Franke & Nollé 1994–5
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     O
2 2     ✸ P: 2629 Klose LXXXII, Serie A, 1, pl. 61 (V1, R1) = Franke & Nollé 1995, pl. 91
3 3     P: Duplicates
4 4     Mu: acc. 14474