RPC IV.2, 2016 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2016 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cibyra
Region Phrygia
City Hierapolis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Alliance with Ephesus
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse design to left, Apollo standing, right, holding plectrum and lyre; to right, cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 6
Reference L. Weber, JIAN 14 (1912), 67, A.I.a, BMC 164, KM 241, no. 31
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: I-B KM 241, no. 31 = L. Weber, JIAN 14 (1912), 67, A.I.a, pl. I'.1 (rev.)
2 2     ✸ L: BMC 164
3 3     P: Delepierre 4
4 4     Private coll. CGT = Naville Numismatics 15 (07/06/2015), 277