RPC IV.3, 6486 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6486 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Ma´nu VIII
Person (obv.) Ma´nu VIII (king)
Issue Ma´nu VIII Philoromaios
Dating 167-179, probably 167-169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛ ΑΝΤⲰΝΙΝΟϹ Ϲ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius, r.
Reverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐΥϹ ΜΑΝΝΟϹ ΦΙΛΟ
Reverse design helmeted Mars standing, facing, head, r., holding spear, resting arm on shield
Metal Silver
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC 5
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 5, pl. XIII.10 E. Babelon, Mélanges Numismatiques II (1893), 234, no. 5, pl. III.5 (drawing) = Walker 3400: AR: 73.50
2 2     B: (Löbb)