RPC IV.3, 6553 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6553 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Capitolias
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤωΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass, right
Reverse inscription ΚΑΠΙΤωΛΙΕωΝ ΙΕΡ ΑϹΥ ΑΥΤ Ο
Reverse design monumental gateway with two outer towers and ten columns schematically enclosing statue of Zeus seated, left, extending hand, holding long sceptre; above (i.e. behind), large conical altar on square base
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 12
Reference Spijkerman 2
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: Y23879/283 (ex coll. Henri Seyrig)
2 2     J-SBF Spijkerman 2, pl. 19, pierced, 20.75g