RPC IV.1, 4669 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 4669 (temporary)
Province Achaea
Region Corinthia
City Corinth
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription IMP CAES L AVREL VERVS AVG
Obverse design bare head of Lucius Verus, right
Reverse inscription C L I [COR]
Reverse design circular temple of Melikertes-Palaimon with dome-shaped roof decorated with two dolphins; with one central and six outer columns; on flights of stairs with arched doorway; inside, Melikertes-Palaimon lying on back of dolphin; temple between two pine-trees
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 10
Reference BMC 624
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 624, pl. XX.22 (rev.)