RPC IV.1, 5171 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5171 (temporary)
Province Achaea
Region Corinthia
City Corinth
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription [IMP] CAES L AVREL VERVS AVG
Obverse design bare head of Lucius Verus, right
Reverse inscription C L I [COR]
Reverse design detail of fountain of Peirene: statue of Scylla with fish-tail and two dog-foreparts kneeling on base, right, raising right arm to throw stone, extending left arm; to right, small basin
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 3, 4, 5, 7
Reference BCD Corinth 759
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1899-4-2-19
2 2     P: 931
3 3     ✸ P: 940, broken, 9.61g
4 4     BCD Corinth 759
5 5     Coll. Imhoof-Blumer = NCP, p. 24, no. 28, pl. F.CXII (rev.)