RPC IV.4, 14579 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 14579 (temporary)
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Year Β = 2
Dating AD 161/2
Obverse inscription Λ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟVΗΡΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription L Β
Reverse design Zeus seated, l., holding patera and long sceptre; at his feet, eagle; (on throne, small figure of Nike)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 20.86 g
Axis 12
Reference Geissen 2137
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.61766
2     NY: 1944.100.61768
3     Cologne Geissen 2137
4     A: D 3090 / 12197 / 2017(?)
5     Tyler Holman coll.