RPC IV.2, 2534 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2534 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169, mostly c.AD 161–165 but some later
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ (Ζ reversed)
Reverse design Nike standing in biga, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 399 SNG 716, reverse with signs of tooling
2 2     B: (Fox)
3 3     ✸ NY: 1944.100.42836
4 4     Private coll. CGT = Naville Numismatics 15 (07/06/2015), 240, worn