RPC IV.2, 1043 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1043 (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 inscription ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ
Reverse design sacred wagon with pyramidal roof on three columns drawn by four mules, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference Schultz 132 corr. and 146 ('Severus') corr.
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 1918/1653 (Magnesia finds) = Schultz 132, pl. 9 (rev.), obv. legend as 'ΑΥ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ Λ... ΑΥ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ'
2 2     Mu SNG 620 = Schultz 146, pl. 10 (obv.), pl. 11 (rev.), under 'Septimius Severus' as obverse legend tooled: ΑΥ Κ… СƐΟVΗΡΟС
4 4     ✸ PK Coll. = Roma Numismatics Electronic Sale 22 (28/11/2015), 367
5 5     Heidelberger Münzhandlung Herbert Grün 64 (20/11/2014), 1998