RPC IV.2, 1306 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1306 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Maeonia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Qu(e)intos II (first archon for the second time)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161-165, probably c. 161-163
Obverse inscription Α Κ Λ ΑVΡ ΒΗΡοϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing paludamentum, r., seen from centre
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΚVΙΝΤοV Β ΑΡ(Χ Α Τ) Β ΜΑΙοΝΩΝ
Reverse design Athena standing, l., holding Nike, resting arm on shield
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 11.38 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference BMC 41
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 41
2     Aufhäuser 7 (09/10/1990), 486 = Numismatik Naumann 52 (02/04/2017), 1077, ex private collection Plankenhorn, Germany = GRPCL Maionia 116, obverse lightly double struck
3     Ex private coll. R. Pudill, sold as part of lot by Fritz Rudolf Künker 288 (13/03/2017)