RPC IV.3, 10138 (temporary) (forgery)


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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 10138 (temporary) (forgery)
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Tripolis
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 laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass, r.
Reverse inscription TRI[
Reverse design turreted Astarte standing with foot on prow, r., holding long standard, raising dress with l. hand; between Dioscuri standing, facing, heads turned towards each other, each wearing military dress, each resting hand on hip, holding spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 13.37 g
Axis 12
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: Löbb, under 'Tripolis in Phoenicia', authenticity doubtful: forgery