RPC IV.2, 689 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 689 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Second half of reign of Marcus Aurelius: »Kyzikos«
Dating c. 169–175, perhaps until AD 180
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ Α ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls), right
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design lighted torch on altar, entwined by serpent and surmounted by two poppies
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 2, 12
Reference GRMK 43, no. 11
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     St Florian GRMK 43, no. 11, pl. III.14 (rev.)
2 2     ✸ L: 1979-1-1-1562 vA 7372
3 3     B: 1896/1144
4 4     B: (Löbb)