RPC IV.2, 2984 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2984 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Phrygia
City Synaus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Menandros Ask[lepiadou] (archon for the second time)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161-165, perhaps 163-165
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡ ΟΥΗΡΟⳞ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass, l., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ [ΜΕ]ΝΑΝΔΡΟV ΑⳞΚ ΑΡΧΟ ΤΟ Β ⳞVΝΑΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Apollo-Tyrimnaios on horseback, r., carrying double axe over shoulder
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 20.78 g
Axis 6
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 1993
2     C: Lewis 1541, not illustrated, ethnic tooled: ⊏ΥΔΗΤΩΝ(sic)