RPC IV.2, 2618 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2618 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Koinon of Lesbos
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate —grinos (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 166–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟΥΗ[ΡΟϹ] [
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡ[ ] ΚοΙ ΛΕϹΒΙΩΝ
Reverse design temple with eight columns
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 5, 6
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 88, under 'Eresus' Wa 1372, under 'Eresus' and 'Marcus Aurelius'; both sides tooled; obverse to fit 'Marcus': 'ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟС СƐ'; reverse tooled to fit 'Eresus' and the 'strategos Pom. Tryphonianos': 'ƐΠΙ СΤΡ ΠΟΜ ΤΡVΦΩΝΙΑΝοΥ ƐΡƐСΙΩΝ'
2 2     O
3 3     Gorny & Mosch 115 (05/03/2002), 1248, under 'Uncertain' = Gorny & Mosch 130 (08/03/2004), 1771, under 'Uncertain' = Bertolami Fine Arts - ACR Auctions 4 (05/12/2011), 124
4 4     C: 1950/450