RPC IV.1, 5912 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5912 (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 [ΝΙ?]ΚΑΙΕΩΝ (Α shaped as Λ)
Reverse design Zeus standing, right, holding long sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 136
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: (Löbb) Rec 136, pl. LXX.3 (rev.)