RPC IV.3, 7685 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 7685 (temporary)
Province Lycia-Pamphylia
Region Pisidia
City Olbasa
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Dating c. 144–161
Obverse inscription AVREL CAESAR
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (lightly bearded - short beard), right
Reverse inscription COL AVG OLB
Reverse design Mên on horseback, right, wearing Phrygian cap; behind his shoulders, crescent
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 6
Reference vA Olbasa 9
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     St Petersburg vA Olbasa 9, pl. 1
2 2     ✸ NY: 1978.196.4, under 'Alexandria Troas'
3 3     Newcastle: Inv. SNG/96 SNG 525 = vA Olbasa 9, pl. 1