RPC IV.2, 9086 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9086 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Miletus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Magistrate Aelianus Asclepiades Polites
Issue With personal name: Distinct bust shapes and epsilons with dot instead of horizontal stroke
Dating c. 139–146 (?)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΡΗΛΙοϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (youthful - lightly bearded?), right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΠΟΛΙΤοΥ ΜΙΛΗϹΙΩΝ ( (Ε with dot instead of horizontal stroke and ΟΛΙΤοΥ retrograde)
Reverse design river-god (Maiandros) reclining, left, head, right, placing right hand on top of his head, resting on water-urn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 16 mm
Axis 6
Reference Roch XV.5
Specimens 6 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: no number, ex Gaudin, under 'Unidentified'
2 2     B: no number, found at Priene, reverse legend mostly obscure
3 3     Helios Numismatik 3 (29/04/2009), 399
4 4     ✸ H.D. Rauch Summer 2013 (18/09/2013), 667
5 5     Private coll. CGT, ex Gerhard Rohde, worn, obverse legend obscure
6 6     Verona: 75506 SNG 1558