RPC IV.3, 5288 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5288 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Amasea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Year 165
Dating AD 162/3
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 ΝΕΩΚ Κ ΜΗΤ Κ ΠΡΩ ΠΟΝ ΕΤ ΡΞΕ
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 6, 7
Reference Rec 18a, GM 560, no. 4, Dalaison 82-85
Specimens 10 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: I-B GM 560, no. 4, Dalaison 82b and Pl. 8
2 2     V: GR 15042 Dalaison 83c and Pl. 9
3 3     ex Grand Duc coll.
4 4     ✸ L: 1929-10-13-394 Dalaison 82c and Pl. 8
5 5     vA 22, Dalaison 85f
6 6     L: 1979-1-1-1159 vA 6700, Dalaison 85d and Pl. 9
7 7     Yale: ex PRF Dalaison 84b
8 8     E.J. Waddell 1, Dec. 1982, lot 59 = Dalaison 84d and Pl. 9
9 9     G. Hirsch 226, 12 Feb. 2003, lot 1852, pl. 25
10 10     Münzen & Medaillen Deutschland 13, Righetti coll., 9 Oct. 2003, lot 211 = Dalaison 82f