RPC IV.4, 2467


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 2467
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Year Γ = 3
Dating AD 162/3
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription L Γ
Reverse design to left, Alexandria, wearing cap in form of elephant's head, standing, right, holding corn-ears and holding up wreath; to right, Nilus, holding cornucopia and reed, reclining, left; below, water-plants
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 12
Reference DS 9498, Geissen 2193
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 1–2: same obv. die as 2376/1, 2504/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cologne Geissen 2193
2 2     ✸ DS 9498 = Naville Numismatics 43, 23 Sept. 2018, lot 314