RPC IV.1, 5259 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5259 (temporary)
Province Achaea
Region Peloponnesus
Subregion Argolis
City Argos
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription [οΥ]ΗΡ[ΟϹ] ΑΥ[ΓοΥϹΤοϹ] (all retrograde)
Obverse design laureate head of Lucius Verus with traces of drapery, left
Reverse inscription ΑΡΓ[Ε]ΙΩΝ
Reverse design nude Apollo standing, facing, head, left, holding laurel-branch, resting arm on thin column surmounted by capital
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 7, 9
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1920-8-5-1359
2 2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.39599