RPC IV.3, 6504 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6504 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Abila
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤ(ωΝΕΙΝΟϹ) (ΑΥΓ) (Ϲ may be inverted)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass, right
Reverse inscription ϹΕ ΑΒΙΛΗΝωΝ Ι Α Α Γ ΚΟΙ ϹΥ ΕΚϹ
Reverse design shrine with two columns enclosing statue of turreted Tyche standing, right, holding long sceptre and uncertain object; Tyche is crowned by Nike (on right) and rests foot on swimming river-god; group between two small figures on columns, extending arms
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Reference Spijkerman 1
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     J-SBF Spijkerman 1, pl. 7
2 2     ✸ L: 1934-7-6-7 H. Herzfelder, RN 1936, 292, no. 1, pl. VI.8
3 3     de Saulcy 1
4 4     J-SBF Spijkerman 1