RPC IV.3, 5287 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5287 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Amasea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Year 164 (AD 161/162)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡ ΑΜΑϹ ΝΩΚ Κ ΜΗΤ Κ ΠΡΩ ΠΟΝ ΕΤ ΡΞΔ
Reverse design to left, Ares standing, facing, head, right, wearing military dress, holding spear, resting hand on shield; to right, nude Aphrodite standing, left, covering her breasts with right hand and pudenda with left hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference Rec 18, GM 560, no. 3, Dalaison 67-68
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
2 2     B: Löbb. Dalaison 68c and Pl. 7
3 3     P: 911 (ex Grand Duc coll.) Dalaison 67c
6 6     ✸ Peus 366, coll. Marcel Burstein, 25 Oct. 2000, lot 483, pl. 23 = Dalaison 67e and Pl. 7
7 7     Bern SNG 542 = Dalaison 67a
8 8     Boston: 63.211 Dalaison 68d