RPC IV.2, 687 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 687 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169, mostly c.AD 161–165 but some later
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (long beard), right
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ (Ζ shaped as エ)
Reverse design Dionysus seated, left, feeding panther, resting arm on throne; (to right, tree)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference BMC 224
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 224, pl. XIII.3
2 2     O
3 3     V: GR 16155
4 4     ✸ Private collection H. I. = Nomos Obolos 21 (02/01/2022), 676