RPC IV.2, 9184 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9184 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Abydus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Artemis (goddess as honorary strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 162–165
Obverse inscription ΑΥ [ΜΑ] ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription [ΕΠΙ?] [ ] ϹΤΡΑΤΗΓΙΑϹ ΑΒΥΔΗ
Reverse design Artemis standing in biga drawn by galloping stags, right, drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder, holding bow
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 1, 6
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: (Löbb)
2 2     ✸ Mu
3 3     Milan: coll. Brera cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin