RPC IV.3, 6506 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6506 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Abila
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤ ΑΥΓ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass, right
Reverse inscription ϹΕ ΑΒΙΛΗΝωΝ Ι Α Α Γ ΚΟΙ ϹΥ ϚΚϹ
Reverse design nude Heracles seated on rock, left, resting right arm on club, resting left arm on rock
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Reference Spijkerman 3
Specimens 8 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: ex coll. Gaudin
2 2     P: Y23879/264 (ex coll. Henri Seyrig)
3 3     J-SBF Spijkerman 3
4 4     J-SBF Spijkerman 3
5 5     V: GR 21958, under 'Lucius Verus', first two letters of date obscure, thus attribution to this type not entirely certain
6 6     CNG 27 (29/09/1993), 1321
7 7     Frank Sternberg 34 (22/10/1998), 387, pl. XXIII
8 8     D. Lowe Coll.