RPC IV.2, 399 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 399 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Lesbus
City Methymna
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Gaius (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–162
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΑΝΤΩΝ ΒΗΡ
Obverse design to left, laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (medium length beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right; to right, laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, left
Reverse inscription [ϹΤΡΑ ΓΑΙΟΥ?] ΜΑΘΥΜΝ
Reverse design Dionysus seated, left, on panther standing, right, Dionysus' head, right, holding cantharus and long thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Reference Franke, Methymna II.11, MG 279, no. 250
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B MG 279, no. 250 = M. Bernhart, JNG 1 (1949), 112, no. 833, pl. V.4 (rev.) = Franke, Methymna II.11, pl. 13.50