RPC IV.3, 6011 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6011 (temporary)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Trachea
City Coracesium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–162
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΑΝΤωΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed (short beard) bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΚΟΡΑΚΗϹΙωΤωΝ
Reverse design Demeter standing in biga drawn by winged and coiling serpents, left, holding torch in each hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 12
Reference Levante, Korakesion 10 corr.
Specimens 7 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Levante 392 = CNG 64 (24/09/2003), 644 = Levante, Korakesion 10a, pl. 7, obverse as 'Antoninus Pius'
2 2     ✸ B: (Löbb) ZfN 17 (1890), 16, no. 1
3 3     Private coll., Beirut
4 4     P: no number, under 'Unidentified', obverse legend obscure
5 5     Ziegler, Sammlungen, 99, pl. 5, private coll., Duisburg
6 6     NY: 0000.999.52944, under 'Unattributed', reverse legend obscure
7 7     Bern: Righetti 1535, as 'Pius'