RPC IV.2, 692 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 692 (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 ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝ ΝΕΩΚΟΡ (Ζ shaped as エ)
Reverse design bull (or calf?) walking, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Cop 112
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cop: 112
2 2     ✸ P: 352 SNG 697
3 3     V: GR 33839, under 'Lucius Verus' J. Hirsch 21 (16/11/1908), coll. Consul Weber, 2419, not illustrated
4 4     Private coll. Mark Thomas, worn