RPC IV.1, 5525 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5525 (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 ΑΥΡ ΑΥΤ(sic) ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝοc
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius ( beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design raditate-headed and draped bust of Helios, right; beneath, two aminmals (ram and bull?) standing, facing each other
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1986-5-11-1