RPC IV.2, 491 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 491 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Hadrianeia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Lucius, son of Apo— (archon for the second time)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 166–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤοΚΡΑΤοΡΕϹ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤ[Ω]ΝΙΝοϹ Λ ΑΥΡ οΥΗΡοϹ
Obverse design bare-headed busts of Marcus Aurelius (on left, long beard with long curls) and Lucius Verus (on right), facing each other, both wearing cuirass and paludamentum
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΛοΥΚΙοΥ ΑΠο ΑΡΧ Το Β ΑΔΡΙΑΝΕΩΝ (Δ with long serifs and Ω as closed ∩)
Reverse design nude Hermes standing, left, wearing petasus, holding purse, caduceus and chlamys
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6
Reference von Fritze Mys. 452
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 616 SNG 1037 = G.F. Hill, JIAN 1 (1898), 245, no. 14 = von Fritze Mys. 452, pl. VII.35 (rev.)