RPC IV.2, 4712 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 4712 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of the Cyclades
Region Cyclades
City Thera
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝοc
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΘΗΡΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design archaic cult statue of nude Apollo standing, facing, wearing radiate crown, holding two uncertain objects (arrow and bow or plectrum and lyre?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference BMC 5
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 5, pl. XXIX.17 (rev.)
2 2     ✸ P: 506