RPC IV.3, 5291 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5291 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Amasea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161-169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Λ ΑΥΡ οΥΗΡΩ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡ ΑΜΑϹ ΝƐΩΚ Κ ΜΗΤ Κ ΠΡΩ ΠΟΝΚ(sic) ƐΤ ΡΞΔ
Reverse design emperors (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus) standing, facing each other, clasping hands, each wearing toga and holding scroll
Metal Æ
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference Rec 27(1)
Specimens 6 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 98 Rec 27(1), pl. suppl. D.6
2 2     ✸ P: 882 (ex Grand Duc coll.)
3 3     B: (Fox)
4 4     L: 1979-1-1-1161 (ex private coll. H. von Aulock, not catalogued in vA), heavily tooled
5 5     V: GR 32123
6 6     Boston: 63.1182