RPC IV.3, 4880 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 4880 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Megalopolis-Sebasteia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161-169
Obverse inscription ΑVΤΟΚΡΑ[ΤΟΡ(sic) ΟVΗΡ]Ο ϹƐΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΜƐ[ΓΑ]ΛΟΠΟΛƐΩϹ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΙΑϹ ƐΤ ΗϞ (date retrograde)
Reverse design Demeter standing, l., holding ears of corn and long torch
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 8.93 g
Axis 12
Reference Megalopolis-Sebasteia 264, no. 4, Rec 1 corr., KM 5, no. 1 corr.
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: (Löbb) KM 5, no. 1 = Rec 1, pl. XIV.19 = Megalopolis-Sebasteia 264, no. 4, pl. LVII = W. Weiser, RSN 68 (1989), 59, no. 20, pl. 4, pierced, 9.58g
2     Private coll. F. Jarman, Germany