RPC IV.1, 4763 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 4763 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Cius
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Λ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΤΟΝ ΚΤΙϹΤΗΝ ΚΙΑΝΟΙ
Reverse design nude Heracles (bearded) standing, right, resting right arm on hip, resting arm on club which stands on rock; shoulder covered with lion skin
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 40 corr., Cop 389 corr., KM 502, no. 2$
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: B-I Rec 40, pl. L.21 (rev.), obverse legend tooled to ΑVΤ Μ(sic) ΑVΡΗΛΙΟС ΟVΗΡΟС and hence catalogued as 'Marcus Aurelius' = KM 502, no. 2, authenticity doubtful: cast?
2 2     Cop: 389, obverse as 'Marcus Aurelius'