RPC IV.3, 6638 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6638 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Philadelphia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤωΝΙΝοϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΕωΝ ΚοΙΛΗϹ ϹΥΡΙΑϹ
Reverse design nude Heracles standing, right, resting arm on club, carrying laurel-branch / olive-tree over shoulder(?), holding lion skin
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6
Reference Spijkerman 19
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     IAA
2 2     L: 1925-1-5-139 Spijkerman 19, pl. 55
3 3     ✸ B: 1933/409
4 4     IMJ: Rosenberger