RPC IV.3, 9919 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 9919 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Carrhae
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating after 164
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝοϹ (Αs shaped as Λs)
Obverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius, right
Reverse inscription ΥΠΕΡ ΝΙ[ΚΗϹ ΤΩΝ ΚΥΡΙ]ΩΝ ϹΕ
Reverse design Salus/Hygieia standing, left, holding short sceptre, feeding serpent from patera; serpent entwined around altar
Metal silver
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 6
Reference Cop 189
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Cop: 189, under 'Edessa in Mesopotamia', pierced, 2.57g