RPC IV.1, 10101 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 10101 (temporary)
Province Achaea
Region Corinthia
City Corinth
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription IMP L AVR VERVS AVG
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription C L I COR
Reverse design cult statue of Venus/Aphrodite of Acrocorinthus standing, left, holding Mars/Ares' shield before her as mirror; to left, Amor/Eros standing, right, holding torch(?) in extended right hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 9
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B
2 2     C: Leake 3723, European Greece, p. 41.18