RPC IV.2, 387 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 387 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Pom(peius) Tryphonianos (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–163, perhaps AD 163
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 temple with two columns enclosing statue of Hera seated, facing, wearing kalathos
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Cop 416
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cop: 416
3 3     L: 1970-9-9-76, under 'Marcus Aurelius'
4 4     ✸ P: 331
5 5     Private collection Plankenhorn, Germany
6 6     Mabbott 1455, illustrated