RPC IV.2, 72 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 72 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Pionia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Issue 2: without personal name
Dating c. 169–175 (or c.AD 166–180)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝοc
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with long curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, left, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΠΕΙΟΝΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design to left, emperor (Marcus Aurelius) standing, facing, head, right, wearing military dress, holding spear, sword and paludamentum; to right, Nike standing, left, crowning emperor, holding palm-branch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference BMC 5
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 5 H.P. Borrel, NC 1843, 187, no. 1, misdescribing the obverse design and legend
2 2     B: 18283454, I-B
3 3     Weber 5426