RPC IV.2, 606 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 606 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Miletopolis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: without personal name but (probably) part of the issue of T. Fl. Krispos, strategos
Dating c. 166–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ Α ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls) wearing cuirass, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΕΙΛΗΤΟϹ ΚΤΙϹΤΗϹ
Reverse design youthful Miletos standing on prow, left, head, right, extending arm, holding spear and shield
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6
Reference Schwertheim 34, F. Imhoof-Blumer, Nomisma 5 (1910), 29, no. 17
Specimens 7 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18278022, B-I F. Imhoof-Blumer, Nomisma 5 (1910), 29, no. 17, pl. II.15 (rev.)
2 2     NY: 1944.100.46599, under 'Miletus'
3 3     ✸ L: 1961-3-1-159
4 4     L: 1919-4-17-34
5 5     O: worn
6 6     O
7 7     Private coll. CGT, ex Lanz