RPC IV.1, 7930 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 7930 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Augusta Traiana
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Quintus Tullius Maximus (legatus Augusti pro praetore)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝ[οϹ]
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius with traces of drapery, right
Reverse inscription ΗΓΕ ΤΟΥΛΛ ΜΑΞΙΜΟΥ ΑΥΓΟΥ(Ϲ)Τ(sic) ΤΡΑΙΑΝΗϹ (Ξ shaped as エ)
Reverse design Cybele seated, left, wearing kalathos, holding patera, resting arm on tympanum; (between two seated lions)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Reference Schönert-Geiss, MATT 1–2
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 1904/42 Schönert-Geiss, MATT 1, pl. 1 (R1), cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
2 2     St Petersburg: 5234 Schönert-Geiss, MATT 2, pl. 1 (V1, R2), reverse with two seated lions, reverse legend with ΑVΓoVΤ(sic)