RPC IV.2, 366 (temporary)


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 366 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Koinon of Lesbos
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate ]grinos (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 166-169
Obverse inscription [ΑV Κ]ΑΙ Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟ ΠΑΡ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ [ ]ΓΡΙΝΟ[V] ΚοΙ ΛΕϹΒΙΩΝ
Reverse design to l., Athena standing, r., resting arm on shield, holding spear; in centre, Dionysiac herm standing, facing, on prow, l.; to r., youthful Dionysus standing, l., holding cantharus and long thyrsus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 1
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 1, pl. XXXV.1 (rev.) = Lacroix, pl. 1.10 (rev.)
2 2     P: 44
3 3     P: Duplicates, reverse legend obscure
4 4     Mu SNG 421, under 'Otrus' in Phrygia, legends tooled to fit Caracalla and Otrus: 'ΑVΤ.Κ.Μ.ΑVΡ.ΑΝΤΟΝƐΙΝΟС' and 'ƐΠΙ.ΑΡΧ.ΝΙΓΡƐΕΝΟV. ΟΤΡΟΗΝΩΝ'
5 5     ✸ CNG 88 (14/09/2011), 904