RPC IV.1, 3905 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3905 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Demosthenes
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating c. 177
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse design two torches; between, kalathos containing two two poppies and two ears of corn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 1, 7
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1408–9
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 396 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1408, pl. 72 (V62 and R90), cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
2 2     NY: 1944.100.15642 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1409, pl. 72 (V63 and R91)