RPC IV.2, 817 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 817 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Antioch ad Maeandrum
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Issue Marcus Aurelius as Caesar
Dating c. 139–146
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (youthful - lightly bearded), right
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕΩΝ
Reverse design Dionysus standing, left, holding cantharus (or bunch of grapes) and thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference BMC 36
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 36 reverse with bunch of grapes, perhaps with additional panther
2 2     Private coll. CGT, worn, obverse legend obscure, attribution to this type not entirely certain
3 3     Winterthur Bloesch 2, no. 3314, ex coll. F. Imhoof-Blumer, reverse with cantharus
4 4     Private coll. CGT = Zeus Numismatics Budget Auction 6 (11/04/2020), 427