RPC IV.2, 3099 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3099 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Aulus Tullius Cratippus (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–165
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse design Auge standing, facing, head, right, holding bow, placing hand on shoulder of nude Heracles who is sitting on rock covered with lion skin, left; leaning against rock, club
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 40 mm
Axis 12
Reference Weisser 900
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1298A (Medaillon) SNG 2147 = Wa 7039 = von Fritze, Pergamon, p. 70, pl. VI.10 (rev.)
2 2     vA 7506 = Kraft, p. 63 = Weisser 900, pl. 15
3 3     Florence: Inv. 35726/12 S. Bani, M. Benci and A. Vanni, I Medaglioni Provinciali e i Contorniati Romani nelle raccolte del Monetiere del Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze. Vol. II (Florence, 2012), 27, no. 19 = Williams, Florence (Mysia) no. 65