RPC IV.2, 9700 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9700 (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 4 (ΑΡΜΕΝΙΑΚΟϹ)
Dating c. 164–166
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛ(Ι) ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ ΑΡ(Μ[ )
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (long beard with short curls) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΚΤΩΡ ΙΛΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design helmeted Hector standing in galloping quadriga, left, holding shield in left hand, raising right hand and about to throw stone
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 12
Reference Bellinger T 147(3)
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 16726, reverse with signs of tooling, perhaps forgery?
2 2     Private coll. M. Staal = Editions V. Gadoury 01/12/2012, 257