RPC IV.1, 8691 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8691 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Thea Faustina II (without title)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating 178-180
Obverse inscription ΑVΤ Κ Μ ΑVΡ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ (Θ) ΦΑVϹΤΙΝΗϹ ΒVΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design torch
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1404–5, BMC 65
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: (Fox) Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1404/1, pl. 71 (V60 and R87) = Cat. 151, no. 78
2 2     Prowe III, 221, pl. V
3 3     ✸ L: BMC 65 Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1405, pl. 72 (V60 and R88), cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
4 4     SNG Evelpidis 923