Lydia, Julia Gordus, Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar. Ae 24. Abduction of Persephone. Second known example.

Lydia, Julia Gordus, Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar. Ae 24. Abduction of Persephone.  Second known example.

Lydia, Julia Gordus, Marcus Aurelius, as Caesar. Ae 24 mm. 6.3 gm. Obv: Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ, bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (youthful) wearing paludamentum, r., seen from centre. Rev: ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡ Τ ΦΛ ΠΡΟΚΛΟV [ΓΟΡ]ΔΗΝΩΝ ΙΟVΛΙƐΩΝ, Hades standing in galloping quadriga, r., head, l., holding sceptre, struggling with Persephone. Hochard 492, BMC 23. RPC IV.2, 1249 (temporary) (1 Specimen known). Of the highest Rarity. The second example known.

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