RPC IV.1, 4589 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 4589 (temporary)
Province Epirus
Region Epirus
City Corcyra
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription Α Κ ΛΟΥΚΙοc ΑΥΡΗΛΙ ΒΗΡ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΚοΡΚΥΡΑΙωΝ
Reverse design Ares (bearded) standing with foot on rock, right, holding spear, placing left hand on sword at hip
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 649, Cop 259
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 649, pl. XXVI.5 (rev.)
2 2     L: 1866-12-1-2248
3 3     Cop: 259
4 4     B: (Fox)