RPC IV.2, 1438 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1438 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Silandus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Sta. Attalianos (first archon)
Dating c. 163–165
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass, left, seen from rear
Reverse design to left, veiled Demeter standing, right, holding poppy and ear of corn, carrying transverse sceptre over shoulder; to right, Mên standing, left, wearing Phrygian cap, holding pine cone and long sceptre; behind his shoulders, crescent
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 2232, GRMK 132, no. 2
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: B-I GRMK 132, no. 2 = GRPCL Silandos 51 (not illustrated), obverse bust 'right' = Hochard 2232a, pl. 130, reverse with traces of tooling