RPC IV.2, 3139 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3139 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Ilium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: Issue 4 (ΑΡΜΕΝΙΑΚΟϹ)
Dating c. 164–166
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ Α
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΙΛΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design to left, Poseidon advancing, right, holding trident and applying mortar to brick held by Apollo standing, left, also holding laurel branch; in background, city wall of Troy with three towers
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Reference Bellinger T —, P. Weiß, Chiron 10 (1980), pp. 487–91
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Found at Carnutum in Pannonia = P. Weiß, Chiron 10 (1980), pp. 487–91, pl. 10.1, 10.2 (rev.) and 10.4 (rev. enlarged)
2 2     ✸ Stack's Coin Galleries Apr. 2010 (28/04/2010), 239, ex coll. C.C. Vermeule
3 3     Boston: Chatswold loan C.C. Vermeule, Divinities and Mythological Scenes in Greek Imperial Art (Cambridge [MA], 1983), p. 29 and 37, no. 16, pl. 16 (enlarged)