RPC IV.2, 2640 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2640 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: without personal name but contemporary with coins of Pom(peius) Tryphonianos, strategos
Dating c. 161–163, perhaps AD 163
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡ[Η]ΛΙΟ[Ϲ Ο]ΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΥΤΙΛΗΝΑΙΩΝ]
Reverse design emperor galloping, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 330, obverse with traces of tooling