RPC IV.2, 9456 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9456 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: without personal name but contemporary with coins of Pom(peius) Tryphonianos, strategos
Dating c. 161–163, perhaps AD 163
Obverse inscription Υ ΚΑΙ] Μ Α]ΥΡΗΛΙ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙ[ΝΟc]
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ]? [ΜΥΤΙΛΗ]ΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design to left, emperor (Marcus Aurelius) standing, facing, head, left, wearing military dress, holding spear, sword and paludamentum; to right, Nike standing, left, crowning emperor, holding palm-branch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Mu: 349, under 'Smyrna'