RPC IV.1, 5182 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5182 (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 L] AVR VERVS AVG
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription C L I COR
Reverse design cult statue of Venus/Aphrodite of Acrocorinthus standing, left, holding Mars/Ares' shield before her as mirror; to left, Amor/Eros standing, right, holding torch(?) in extended right hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 3, 5, 9
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1920-8-5-1060, reverse with Eros
2 2     V: GR 13697, reverse with Eros
3 3     G: II, 106, no. 153, pl. 36.30 (rev.) SNG I, no. 471