RPC IV.2, 1729 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1729 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Phrygia
City Ancyra
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Menodoros II(?) (archon)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 166-169
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Λ ΑVΡΗΛ οVΗΡο
Obverse design laureate head of Lucius Verus, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΜΗΝΟΔΩΡ Β ΝƐ ΑΝΚVΡΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design nude Zeus standing, l., holding anchor and long sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 7.68 g
Axis 2, 6, 7, 12
Reference BMC 39
Specimens 15

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 39
2     B: (Fox)
3     P: 355
4     P: 357 Wa 5646
5     Mu SNG 102, with additional obverse legend variation ΑVΡΗΛΙ οVΗΡοС
6     C McClean III, 8757, pl. 308.6
7     vA 3437
8     Falghera 1121 (with incorrect restoration of name of 'magistrate')
9     Falghera 1122, reverse as 'emperor'
10     Ödemiş: Inv. 3368 SNG Turkey 7.I, no. 455
11     CNG Electronic Auction 224 (16/12/2009), 413, ex coll. J.-P. Righetti, no. 9646
12     CNA 14 (20/03/1991), 392
13     Pecunem Numismatik Naumann 38 (06/12/2015), 529
14     Private coll. CGT = Lydia Numismatics Electronic Auction 7 (08/05/2021), 469
15     Münster: M 5591