RPC IV.2, 85 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 85 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Ilium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: Issue 3 (ΑVΓ)
Dating c. 161-162
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ ΜΑΡ ΑVΡΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙ ΑVΓ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (medium length beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΙΛΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Aeneas advancing, r., head, l., leading Ascanius and carrying Anchises
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 26.55 g
Axis 1, 2
Reference Bellinger T 148, von Fritze, Ilion 62
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 737 Bellinger T 148, pl. 7
2     Milan: 4910 von Fritze, Ilion 62, Beilage 63 (rev.)
3     St Petersburg
4     Private coll. Dane Kurth, ex Ancient Coin Art, 2003
5     Papillon Numismatic 7 (10/07/2021), 532