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 Thea Faustina II (without title)
Issue Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, co-emperors
Dating 178-180
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΘƐΑϹ ΦΑΥϹΤΙΝΗϹ ΒVΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design two torches; between, kalathos with four ears of corn
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 16.25 g
Axis 6
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Byzantion 1406–7
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

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