RPC IV.2, 86 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 86 (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 4 (ΑΡΜΕΝΙΑΚΟϹ)
Dating c. 164-166
Obverse inscription ΑVΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑVΡΗΛ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ Α(Ρ)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΙΛΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design to l., Ganymede seated on rock, r., wearing Phrygian cap, resting arm on rock, holding patera; to r., Zeus in the form of an eagle standing, l.; behind eagle to r., cult statue of Athena of Ilium standing on high and decorated column, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Average weight 23.55 g
Axis 2, 12
Reference Bellinger T 149, von Fritze, Ilion 61, BMC 51
Specimens 7

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 51, pl. XII.8 (rev.) Bellinger T 149, pl. 7 = von Fritze, Ilion 61, Beilage 63 (rev.)
2     L: 1979-1-1-1649 vA 7612
3     P: 735 Wa 1160
4     Cop SNG suppl. 321
5     Bertolami Fine Arts - ACR Auctions 4 (05/12/2011), 110
6     Stack's Coin Galleries Apr. 2010, 239 = Pecunem Numismatik Naumann (formerly Gitbud & Naumann) 32 (07/06/2015), 306
7     Bank Leu 45 (26/05/1988), 341