RPC IV.2, 400 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 400 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Lesbus
City Methymna
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Gaius (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–162
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΛΟΥ ΑΥΡΗ [ΟΥΗΡΟϹ?] ΑΥΓΟ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡΑ ΓΑΙΟΥ ΜΑΘΥΜΝ
Reverse design Dionysus standing in biga drawn by pantheress and panther, right, holding long thyrsus; also in biga, Satyr crouching, right; to right, Maenad, walking, right, head, facing
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 12
Reference Franke, Methymna II.12, Cop 363
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Cop: 363
2 2     ✸ Mabbott 1446, illustrated