RPC IV.1, 5120 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5120 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription Υ Κ] Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ ϹΕ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass, left
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Selene-Hecate in biga drawn by hump-backed bulls, left, holding torch; behind her shoulders, crescent
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 217, BMC 39
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 39 Rec 217, pl. LXXII.16 (rev.)
2 2     Mu: 22b