RPC IV.2, 9233 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9233 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Harpasa
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Issue Marcus Aurelius as Caesar
Dating c. 147–161
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (short beard), right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΛΕΩΝΙΔΙοΥ ΑΡΠΑϹΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design river-god (Harpasos) reclining, left, wearing wreath, holding reed and cornucopia, resting on water-urn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 1914/629 Prowe III, 1191, pl. XIX, under 'Bargasa' and 'L. Verus'
2 2     Mabbott 1726, illustrated, reverse legend perhaps with additional variation of name of 'magistrate': ΛƐΩΝΙΔΔΙ[οV](sic) ?
3 3     CNG Electronic Auction 549 (01/11/2023), lot 1001 (part)