RPC IV.3, 10981 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 10981 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Trapezus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Year 98 AD 161/2
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤωΡ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΟϹ
Obverse design bare head of Lucius Verus, right
Reverse inscription ΤΡΑΠΕΖΟΥΝΤΙωΝ ΕΤΟΥϹ ΗϞ (Ζ may be shaped as reversed Ζ)
Reverse design draped bust of Mithras wearing radiate Phrygian cap, right; to right, forepart of horse
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rec —, Wojan 19–20
Specimens 8 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.41444 Wojan 20a and Pl. XVIII
2 2     B: Rauch Wojan 19a
3 3     Gorny & Mosch 129, 8 March 2004, lot 234 = Wojan 19c
4 4     Antiqua XII, 2003, 157 (ex MünzZentrum 112, 4 Sep. 2002, lot 716) = Wojan 19b and Pl. XVIII
6 6     ✸ Savoca Coins Silver 156th Silver, 19 Feb. 2023, lot 166
8 8     Savoca EA 124 Silver, 23 Jan. 2022, lot 276 (ex Naumann 100, F. Jarman coll., 7 Mar. 2021, lot 1305)
9 9     Gorny & Mosch 160, 9 Oct. 2007, lot 1889
10 10     Bay Numismatics EA 3, 29 May 2024, lot 212