RPC IV.2, 251 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 251 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Claudius Proklos the sophist (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–166
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΒΗΡΟϹ ϹΕ
Obverse design laureate head of Lucius Verus, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡ ΚΛ ΠΡΟΚΛΟΥ ϹΟΦΙϹ(ΤΟΥ) ϹΜΥ(Ρ)
Reverse design turreted Cybele seated, left, holding patera over lion and sceptre, resting arm on tympanum
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference Klose LI, Serie A, 2–3
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Rome: 111109, ex coll. De Sanctis Klose LI, Serie A, 2, pl. 41 (R2)
2 2     ✸ P: 2587
3 3     Mu: 355a Klose LI, Serie A, 3, pl. 41 (R3)