RPC IV.2, 390 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 390 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (uncertain title)
Issue Issue 3B: Lucius Verus (or Commodus?)
Dating c. 144–161
Obverse inscription ΑΥΡΗ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus (or Commodus?) (youthful) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΜΥΤΙΛΗΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Telesphorus standing, facing
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: no number, under 'Unidentified'
2 2     ✸ L: 1901-6-2-16
3 3     V: GR 16993
4 4     Private coll. CGT = Lindgren I, 431, giving weight as '3.51g' = Ancient Imports