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 ΑΥΡ ΒΗΡοϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΚΥΙΝΤοΥ Β ΑΡ(Χ Α Τ) Β ΜΑΙοΝΩΝ
Reverse design Athena standing, left, holding Nike, resting arm on shield
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference BMC 41
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 41
2 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 3     Ex private coll. R. Pudill, sold as part of lot by Fritz Rudolf Künker 288 (13/03/2017)