RPC IV.3, 6552 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6552 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Capitolias
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161-169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤⲰΝƐΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass, r.
Reverse inscription ΚΑΠΙΤⲰΛΙƐⲰΝ (ΙƐΡ) ΑϹΥ ΑΥΤ ΘΞ
Reverse design monumental gateway with two outer towers and six columns schematically enclosing statue of Zeus seated, l., extending hand, holding long sceptre; above (i.e. behind), large conical altar on square base
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 17.52 g
Axis 12
Reference Spijkerman 1
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Beirut-AUB
2     Private coll. Stephens
3     ✸ L: 1970-9-5-1
4     NY: 1961.154.184 SNG 1273, date off the flan
5     Private coll. R. Hoppensteadt