RPC IV.2, 2576 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2576 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Abydus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Marcus Po— Mevius (?) (archon)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 162–165
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΛΟΥ Α[ ] ΒΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΡ ΠΟ Μ[ ] ΑΒΥΔΗ
Reverse design temple with six columns enclosing statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 89
2 2     Çanakkale: Inv. 926 SNG Turkey 3.I, no. 263, reverse legend without ΑΒ{VΔ}Η ligature
3 3     CNG Electronic Auction 132 (01/02/2006), 111