RPC IV.2, 4961 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 4961 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Phrygia
City Synaus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Magistrate Apollophanes (strategos for the second time)
Dating c. 144–161, possibly 147–161
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥ(ΡΗ) ΟΥΗΡΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (lightly bearded - short beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡ ΑΠοΛΛοΦΑΝοΥϹ ΤΒ (Τ [ΝΙ?]) ϹΥΝΑΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Dionysus (youthful) standing, facing, head, left, holding cantharus and long thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Private collection H. I. = CNG stock 24/01/2000
2 2     Private coll. CGT, ex Florian Haymann, probably with additional legend variations Μ ΑV Ο[VΗ?] ΚΑΙСΑΡ and ϹΥΝΑƐΤΩΝ(sic)
3 3     ✸ CNG Electronic Auction 168 (11/07/2007), 135