RPC IV.1, 5234 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5234 (temporary)
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
City Patras
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Dating c. 166-180
Obverse inscription M AVR ANTONINVS AVG
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription COL A A PATR
Reverse design turreted Cybele seated, l., holding patera and long sceptre; (between two seated lions)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 10.24 g
Axis 1, 3, 9
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1921-11-20-10 Weber 3965, reverse as 'Zeus and eagle', reverse with two seated lions
2     V: GR 13864, reverse with two seated lions
3     P: 1274, broken, 9.74g, reverse worn and without lions, reverse figure perhaps Zeus