RPC IV.1, 8692 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8692 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Thrace
City Byzantium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Dvine Faustina II (goddess as honorary official)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating 178–180
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse design two torches; between, kalathos with four ears of corn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1406–7
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1406, pl. 72 (V61 and R89)
2 2     Rome Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1407, pl. 72 (V62 and R89)