RPC IV.4, 3025


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 3025
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Year Ζ = 7
Dating AD 166/7
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, left, seen from rear
Reverse inscription L Ζ
Reverse design sacred boat of Sarapis: Sarapis seated, left, holding sceptre; at his feet, Cerberus; on throne, small figure of Nike; to left, veiled Demeter standing, right, holding torch; to right, Isis-Tyche, wearing basileion, holding rudder and cornucopia; all on oared boat
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 12
Reference D 3528 (under Marcus)?
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same obv. die as 3039/1, 3042/3–7.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.61745
2 2     A: D 2242D / 1896/7, IA 573/991
3 3     ✸ Aiello
4 4     Matthijs