RPC IV.2, 688 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 688 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Abydus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Po— Mevius (?) (archon)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 162–165
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΜΑ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΡΧΟ Μ Πο Μ[Ε]οΥΙοΥ ΑΒΥΔΗ[Ν?]
Reverse design nude Zeus standing, facing, head, left, holding eagle, resting left hand on hip
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 5
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 34240
2 2     MünzZentrum 110 (02/05/2002), 206