RPC IV.3, 9736 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 9736 (temporary)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Trachea
City Pompeiopolis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161-169
Obverse inscription ΑVΤΟΚΡΑΤ[ΟΡƐϹ?] [ ]ΛΙΟΝ ΜΑΡ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟϹ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑVΡ ΟVΗΡΟϹ ϹƐΒΑϹΤ[
Obverse design laureate-headed busts of Marcus Aurelius (on l.) and Lucius Verus (on r.), facing each other, both wearing cuirass and paludamentum
Reverse inscription ΠΟΜΠΗΙΟΠΟΛ[ƐΙΤΩΝ?] ΘΚϹ
Reverse design male figure (Pompey, Marc Antony, Aratos or Dionysus?) standing with foot on uncertain object, facing, head, r., wearing toga, holding sceptre (or thyrsus?) and globe
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 23.48 g
Axis 12
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     V: GR 19166
1     P: no number, under 'Unidentified', both sides with signs of tooling
2     ✸ O: ex Frank L. Kovacs, ex private coll. Marcel Burstein Lindgren I, 1602B
3     Lanz 92 (04/06/1999), 680, pl. 28
4     C: Leake 8141, Suppl., p. 95.5, reverse tooled