RPC IV.1, 5120 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

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 [ΑV Κ] Λ ΑVΡΗ ΟVΗΡΟϹ ϹΕ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass, l.
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Selene-Hecate in biga drawn by hump-backed bulls, l., holding torch; behind her shoulders, crescent
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 14.78 g
Axis 6
Reference Rec 217, BMC 39
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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