RPC IV.2, 645 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 645 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Germe
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Magistrate Uncertain with {ΔΡΝΕ} (without title)
Dating c. 139-146
Obverse inscription ΑΥΓοVϹ ΑVΡΗΛΙοϹ Κ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (youthful - lightly bearded), r.
Reverse inscription ΓƐΡΜΗΝΩΝ, ΔΡΝΕ in r. field next to club
Reverse design nude Heracles standing, facing, head, l., resting arm on club, holding lion skin
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 5.11 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference Ehling 93–4, BMC Lydia 22 = BMC Mysia 18
Specimens 8 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L BMC Lydia 22 (wrongly 'ΑVΤ Κ') = BMC Mysia 18 (wrongly 'ΑVΤ Κ')
3     vA 7224, obverse legend as 'ΑVΓΟVС'
4     Bern: Righetti 712, obverse legend as 'ΑVΤ Κ' and reverse monogram as 'B'
5     NY: 1944.100.42917
6     Istanbul: 8991, found at Balıkesir [Hadrianotherae] Ehling 93, 2, pl. 2
7     B: I-B
8     Istanbul: 9000, found at Balıkesir [Hadrianotherae]
9     B: 18262475, B-I F. Imhoof-Blumer, RSN 19 (1913), 47, no. 141