RPC IV.2, 88 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 88 (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 she-wolf standing, r., head, l., feeding twins; behind, eagle standing on rock, r., spreading wings
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Average weight 23.39 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Bellinger T 151, von Fritze, Ilion 63
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: 1901/914, ex coll. Schliemann von Fritze, Ilion 63, Beilage 63 (rev.)
2     V: GR 16727
3     CNG Electronic Auction 297 (27/02/2013), 165