RPC IV.2, 2634 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2634 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Pom. Tryphonianos (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161-163, perhaps AD 163
Obverse inscription [ΑV ΚΑΙ Λ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟVΗΡΟϹ] (tooled)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from centre (tooled)
Reverse inscription [ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ ΠΟΜ ΤΡVΦΩΝΙΑΝΟV?] [Μ]VΤΙΛΗΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design emperors (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus) standing, facing each other, each wearing military dress, holding sword and spear; between, trophy and bound captive seated, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 20.34 g
Axis 6
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 319, under 'Marcus Aurelius', both sides with signs of tooling