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 Υ Κ]ΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟ ΠΑΡ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ [ ]ΓΡΙΝΟ[Υ] ΚοΙ ΛΕϹΒΙΩΝ
Reverse design to left, Athena standing, right, resting arm on shield, holding spear; in centre, Dionysiac herm standing, facing, on prow, left; to right, youthful Dionysus standing, left, holding cantharus and long thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
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