RPC IV.1, 8401 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8401 (temporary)
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
City Patras
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription IMP CAE M AVR[EL ANTO]NINVS AV
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription COL A A PATR
Reverse design nude male figure (Genius of Patras) standing, facing, head, left, holding patera over altar, resting left arm on conical box which stands on base
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 3, 9
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.39477, under 'Commodus'
2 2     C McClean II, 6341, pl. 221.2
3 3     ✸ B: I-B