RPC IV.1, 4864 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 4864 (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 ΑVΤ ΚΑΙ ΑΡΜ(Ε[Ν]) Λ ΑVΡ ΟVΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΠΡΟVϹΙΕΩΝ ΠΡΟϹ VΠΙΩ
Reverse design head of youthful Heracles/Alexander wearing lion-scalp, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Rec 42, Cop 607 corr.
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1592 Rec 42, pl. CIV.26 (rev.)
2 2     L: 1911-10-10-8
3 3     Cop: 607, obverse as 'Marcus Aurelius as Caesar'
4 4     Private coll. Tom Mullally
5 5     Boston: 62.379