RPC IV.1, 3900 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3900 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Augusta Traiana
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design bare head of Lucius Verus, right
Reverse inscription ΑΥΓΟΥϹΤΗϹ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΗϹ
Reverse design coiled serpent with head erect, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 2, 12
Reference Schönert-Geiss, MATT 98–100 and 104
Specimens 12 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Bucharest, Archaeological Institute 1261/3757
2 2     Bucharest-IA Schönert-Geiss, MATT 99, pl. 6 (R80)
3 3     Tübingen: coll. Hommel SNG 915
3 3     CNG EA 284, 8 Aug. 2012, lot 138
4 4     Sofia: coll. Abramov 841, worn
5 5     A: 1049, ex coll. Postolakas, under 'Traianopolis', cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
5 5     ✸ Roma Numismatics EA 32, 7 Jan. 2017, lot 574
6 6     NY: 1948.147.10, under 'Traianopolis' Schönert-Geiss, MATT 104/2, pl. 6 (V41 and R84)
7 7     Sofia: 4454 Mouchmov 2991
8 8     Tübingen: coll. Hommel SNG 914
9 9     Private coll., Baton Rouge
10 10     Gorny & Mosch EA 282, 14 Oct. 2021, lot 3355