RPC IV.3, 4879 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 4879 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Amasea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161-169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Λ ΑΥΡ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡ ΑΜΑϹ ΝƐΩΚ Κ ΜΗΤ Κ ΠΡΩ ΠΟΝΤ ƐΤ ΡΞƐ
Reverse design emperors (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus) standing, facing each other, clasping hands, each wearing toga and holding scroll
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 23.94 g
Axis 5, 6
Reference Rec 29, BMC 5
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 99
2     L: BMC 5
3     B: I-B
4     B: Löbb, reverse legend with signs of tooling
5     V: GR 37752
6     ✸ P: 865 (ex coll. Grand Duke Alexander Michailowitsch)
7     Yale: ex PRF, on reverse, date obscure but same obverse die as specimens 1-2
8     Bern: Righetti 544
9     C: SNG 4032