RPC IV.2, 3230 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3230 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate T. Kl. Aristeas (strategos)
Dating c. 169-175 (perhaps until AD 180)
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ Τ Κ ΑΡΙϹΤƐΟV ΠƐΡΓΑΜΗΝΩΝ Β ΝƐΟΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design nude Heracles (bearded) reclining on lion skin, l., resting arm on club, holding cup
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference Weisser 960
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     vA 1405 = Weisser 960, pl. 16
2 2     ✸ N: 35791 = Fiorelli 7926 von Fritze, Pergamon, p. 70, pl. VI.9 (rev.)
3 3     B: 1931/1394, gift of Wiegand