RPC IV.2, 8323 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 8323 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Lydia
City Mostene
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Issue Marcus Aurelius as Caesar
Dating c. 147–161
Obverse inscription ΚΑΙ ΒΗΡΙϹϹΙ (facing outward)
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (short beard) wearing paludamentum, r., seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΜΟϹΤΗΝΩΝ (facing outward)
Reverse design double axe, bunch of grapes (and ear of corn)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 7, 12
Reference Hochard 1332
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.49310, under 'Lucius Verus', reverse with ear of corn Hochard 1332a, pl. 69
2 2     Private coll. CGT = Savoca Numismatik 14 (23/04/2017), 362 = Savoca Numismatik Blue 5 (24/02/2018), 853, reverse without ear of corn
3 3     Private coll. Greg Terzian, USA, reverse without ear of corn
4 4     Manisa: 11021 Önder 161,reverse with ear of corn
5 5     GRPCL Mostene 48, reverse with ear of corn