RPC IV.3, 6451 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6451 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Judaea
City Gaza
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161-169
Obverse inscription ΑИΤⲰΝΙΝΟϹ ΟVΗΡΟϹ [ϹƐΒΑϹΤΟΙ]
Obverse design laureate heads of Marcus Aurelius (on l.) and Lucius Verus (on r.), facing each other
Reverse inscription ΗΚϹ ΓΑΖΑ
Reverse design nude Apollo standing facing, head, l., holding patera over altar and long branch; to l., Gaza-symbol (mem)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 97
Specimens 7 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 97, pl. XVI.4 (rev.)
2 2     NY: 1944.100.69067 SNG 933
3 3     NY: 1999.32.96, reading of date uncertain
4 4     V: GR 22602 (reading of date uncertain)
5 5     B: Löbb, reading of date not entirely certain
6 6     Frank Sternberg 34 (22/10/1998), 368, pl. XXII
7 7     Frank Sternberg 34 (22/10/1998), 369, pl. XXII