RPC IV.2, 1026 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1026 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Magnesia ad Maeandrum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: (Mostly) single issue?
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΛΟΥ ΑΥ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse design in centre, cult statue of turreted Artemis Leukophryene standing, facing, having supports, being crowned by two flying Nikai; between two standing eagles with spreading wings; to left, river-god Maiandros reclining, right; to right, mountain-god Amosos reclining, left; both raising arm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6
Reference Schultz 110 corr.
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1491 Schultz 110, pl. 8, both legends and images heavily tooled: ΑV ΟΥΗΡΟС ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟС and reverse inscription ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ only, i.e. without labels for reclining figures
2 2     Private coll. CGT = Auctiones Electronic Auction 47 (24/04/2016), 58
3 3     Heidelberger Münzhandlung Herbert Grün 64 (20/11/2014), 1997
4 4     Pecunem Numismatik Naumann 39 (03/01/2016), 593