RPC IV.2, 2220 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2220 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Synnada
Region Phrygia
City Synnada
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Alliance with Hierapolis
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Λ ΑVΡ ΟVΡΟⳞ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass, r., seen from rear
Reverse design to l., Apollo standing, r., holding plectrum and lyre; to r., Zeus seated, l., holding patera and long sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Reference BMC ('Hierapolis') 163, L. Weber, JIAN 14 (1912), 93, L, a, MG 413, no. 160
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: (Löbb) L. Weber, JIAN 14 (1912), 93, L, a, pl. IA'.17 (rev.)
2 2     ✸ L: BMC 163, pl. LI.8 (rev.), under 'Hierapolis in Phrygia'
3 3     B: I-B MG 413, no. 160
4 4     P: 2059