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 ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟVΗ[ΡΟϹ] [
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from centre
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡ[ ] ΚοΙ ΛΕϹΒΙΩΝ
Reverse design temple with eight columns
Metal Æ
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