RPC IV.2, 2368 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2368 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Miletopolis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: without personal name but (probably) part of the issue of T. Fl. Krispos, strategos
Dating c. 166–169
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Μ ΑV ΒΗΡΟⳞ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΕΙΛΗΤΟⳞ ΚΤΙⳞΤΗⳞ
Reverse design youthful Miletos standing on prow, l., head, r., extending arm, holding spear and shield
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6
Reference Schwertheim —
Specimens 8 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1919-4-17-36
2 2     L: 1919-4-17-37
3 3     P: 1884, transferred from 'Miletus' Wa 1861, under 'Miletus', obverse as 'Marcus Aurelius'
4 4     P: 1886A, transferred from 'Miletus' Wa 7129, under 'Miletus', obverse as 'Severus'
5 5     Mu: 21 Rec 225, pl. LXXII.23 (rev.), under 'Nicaea in Bithynia', worn
6 6     V: GR 33041, under 'Marcus Aurelius' R. Münsterberg, NZ 54 (1921), p. 137, obverse as 'Marcus Aurelius'
7 7     Leu Numismatik Web Auction 3 (25/02/2018), 538
8 8     Private coll. CGT, ex Tatter’s Relics