RPC IV.3, 6967 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6967 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Damascus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Dating c. 139-147
Obverse inscription ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΑΙ [ΑVΤ?] VΙΟϹ VΠΑΤ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (youthful - lightly bearded) wearing paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΔΑΜΑϹΚΗΝⲰΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠ ΧΡVϹΟΡΟ
Reverse design river-god Chrysoroas reclining, l., holding three ears of corn and cornucopia, resting on water-urn
Metal Æ
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 5.85 g
Axis 12
Reference de Saulcy, 38, no. 2$
Specimens 4

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Private coll. R.G. McAlee
2     P: 46
3     V: GR 27335/130, under 'Uncertain'
4     Lindgren III, 1256, obverse as 'com' or mar? = CNG 57 (04/04/2001), 872, obverse as 'Commodus'