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 161-169
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Λ ΑVΡΗΛ οVΗΡο
Obverse design laureate head of Lucius Verus, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΜΗΝΟΔΩΡ Β ΝΕ ΑΝΚVΡΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design nude Zeus standing, l., holding anchor and long sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 8.01 g
Axis 2, 6, 7, 12
Reference BMC 39
Specimens 13

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 39
2     B: (Fox)
3     P: 355, reverse legend without first ligature, i.e. ΝΕ instead of {ΝΕ}
4     P: 357 Wa 5646
5     Mu SNG 102, with obverse legend variation, ΑVΡΗΛΙ οVΡοС
6     C McClean III, 8757, pl. 308.6
7     vA 3437
8     Falghera 1121, with incorrect restoration of name of 'magistrate' without first ligature, i.e. ΝΕ instead of {ΝΕ}
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, reverse legend without first ligature, i.e. ΝΕ instead of {ΝΕ}
13     Pecunem Numismatik Naumann (formerly Gitbud & Naumann) 38 (06/12/2015), 529