RPC IV.2, 685 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 685 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Issue Group 1: early in the reign of Pius
Dating c. 138-142(?)
Obverse inscription ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΒΗΡΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚVΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ (Ζ shaped as エ)
Reverse design lighted torch on altar, entwined by serpent (and surmounted by two poppies and two ears of corn)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 7.16 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Cop 109
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Cop: 109, reverse with poppies and ears of corn
2     P: 346 SNG 681, reverse without poppies and ears of corn
3     Lindgren I, A230B, reverse without poppies and ears of corn
4     O: reverse with poppies and ears of corn
5     NY: 1944.100.42831, reverse with poppies and ears of corn
6     ✸ CNG 94 (18/09/2013), 882, reverse with poppies and ears of corn
7     O: worn, reverse without poppies and ears of corn
8     CNG 22 (02/09/1992), 579, reverse with poppies and ears of corn
9     CNG Mail Bid Sale 75 (23/05/2007), 812, reverse with poppies and ears of corn