RPC IV.1, 4661 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 4661 (temporary)
Province Achaea
Region Corinthia
City Corinth
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription I M AVR ANTONINVC(sic) AVG
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass, r.
Reverse inscription C L I COR
Reverse design temple of Venus/Aphrodite with four columns on summit of Acrocorinthus; at the foot of the rock, pediment of temple (?) in front of which are two trees; on each side of rock, small arched niche; to l. of rock, tree
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 13.01 g
Axis 3, 11
Reference BCD Corinth 711, BMC 616
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 616, pl. XX.15 (rev. = NCP, p. 26, no. 33, pl. G.CXXX (rev.) = Price-Trell, p. 79, fig. 135)
2     ✸ P: 899
3     P: 913A
4     Bohnhams and Italo Vecchi 8 (11/10/1982), 91 = BCD Corinth 711
5     BCD, obverse legend obscure
6     Private coll. R. Hoppensteadt