RPC IV.2, 3202 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3202 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Magistrate Iulius Pollio (strategos for the second time, asiarch, and neokoros)
Dating c. 147–161
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΙΛ ΑΥΡ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (short beard), right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ ΠΩΛΛΙ ΤΟ Β ΠΕΡΓΑΜΗ
Reverse design two lighted torches entwined by serpents; between, altar surmounted by jar; altar decorated with poppy between two ears of corn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference Weisser 652
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 18231819, 1925/447 Weisser 652, pl. 12
2 2     Bergama Depot 1082 = Voegtli, Stadtgrabung 33, no. K387, pl. 3
3 3     Winterthur Bloesch 2, no. 2662 = Münzhandlung Basel Fixed Price List 23 (1939), 23, obverse as 'Commodus', heavily tooled
4 4     NY: 1971.279.16