RPC IV.1, 4860 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 4860 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Prusias ad Hypium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating after 164
Obverse inscription ΚΑΙ ΑΡΜ Λ ΑΥΡΗΛ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΠΡΟΥϹΙΕΩΝ ΠΡΟϹ ΥΠΙΩ
Reverse design Dionysus seated on panther walking, right, resting right arm on panther, holding thyrsus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 38 corr., R. Münsterberg, NZ 54 (1921), p. 142
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 15886 Rec 38, pl. CIV.22, obverse as 'Lucius Verus as Caesar', misreading obverse legend as Λ ΑΥΡΗΛ ΟΥΗΡΟΣ ΚΑΙΣΑΡ
2 2     vA 897