RPC IV.1, 5503 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5503 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–162
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΙ ΑΥΓ (Αs shaped as Λs)
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (short beard), right
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus seated, left, holding thunderbolt and long sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rec 131
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 862 Wa 404 = Rec 131, pl. LXIX.30