RPC IV.2, 2783 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2783 (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 ΟVΗΡ[ΟϹ] [
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡ[ ] ΚοΙ ΛΕϹΒΙΩΝ
Reverse design to l., Athena standing, r., resting arm on shield, holding spear; in centre, Demeter standing, l., holding patera over lighted altar and long torch; to r., Dionysus standing, l., holding cantharus over panther and thyrsus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 23.04 g
Axis 6
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: 21966 JF reverse with traces of tooling
2     P: 1895, under 'Miletus'