RPC IV.2, 9752 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9752 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Lesbus
City Methymna
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Magistrate Gaius (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–162
Obverse inscription ΑΥ[Τ?] ΚΑΙ ΜΑΡ ΑΥΡΗΛΙ [ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙ]ΟϹ ΑΥΓΟ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (medium length beard) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡ ΓΑΙΟΥ ΜΑΘΥΜΝ
Reverse design Dionysus standing in biga drawn by pantheress and panther, right, holding long thyrsus; also in biga, Satyr crouching, right; to right, Maenad, walking, right, head, facing
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 12
Reference Franke, Methymna
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 29077 (Medaillon), found at Carnuntum