RPC IV.3, 3816 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 3816 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Amasea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Year 164 (AD 161/162)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΩ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡ ΑΜΑϹ ΝΕΩΚ Κ ΠΡΩ ΠΟΝ ΕΤ ΡΞΔ
Reverse design emperors (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus) standing, facing each other, clasping hands, each wearing toga and holding scroll
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rec 20(2), Dalaison, Amaseia 76
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: Löbb, authenticity doubtful: cast
2 2     NY: 1981.40.30 Dalaison, Amaseia 76a
3 3     ✸ Gabinet Numizmatyczny D. Marciniak 20, 23 May 2023, lot 9401 (ex Gabinet Numizmatyczny D. Marciniak 19, 2 Feb. 2023, lot 4815)