RPC IV.2, 2189 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2189 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Phrygia
City Synaus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Menandros Ask[lepiadou] (archon for the second time)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161-165, perhaps 163-165
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡ ΟΥΗΡΟⳞ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass, l., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΥ ΑⳞ[Κ] ΑΡΧΟΝ ΤΟ Β ⳞΥΝΑΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design nude Apollo standing on tip-toes, r., holding bow in his l. hand, drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder with his r. hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Average weight 20.63 g
Axis 7
Reference BMC 18
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 18, pl. XLV.9 Kraft, p. 191
2     ✸ Mu SNG 461 = Kraft, p. 191, pl. 92.20
3     V: GR 19964