RPC IV.2, 358 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 358 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Myrina
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate M. Oul. Aristophanes (without title)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161-165
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟVΗΡοϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Lucius Verus, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ Μ οVΛ ΑΡΙϹΤοΦΑΝοVϹ ΜVΡΙΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Apollo of Grynium standing, facing, head. l., holding patera over thymiaterium and filleted laurel-branch
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 9.71 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference BMC 43, GM 632, no. 248
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 43, pl. XXVIII.6 (rev.)
2     B: I-B GM 632, no. 248, pl. VIII.15
3     ✸ P: 391 Wa1340
4     P: Delepierre, under 'Unidentified'
5     B: B-I
6     V: GR 27335/141, under 'Uncertain'
7     V: GR 32690, under 'Marcus Aurelius'
8     Agora Auctions 70 (21/11/2017), 149, emperor as 'Marcus Aurelius'