RPC IV.3, 5292 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5292 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Amasea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Year 165 (AD 162/163)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹ Λ ΑΥΡ οΥΗΡοϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡ ΑΜΑϹ ΝΕΩΚ Κ ΜΗΤ Κ ΠΡΩ ΠοΝ(Τ) ΕΤ ΡΞΕ
Reverse design emperors (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus) standing, facing each other, clasping hands, each wearing toga and holding scroll
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rec 27(2) corr., Dalaison 130–136, 147–148
Specimens 10 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 100 Wa 11 = Rec 27(2), pl. suppl. D.7 (rev.) = Dalaison 136a and Pl. 14
2 2     ✸ P: 851 (ex Grand Duc coll.) Dalaison 145a
3 3     B: (Löbb) Dalaison 147b
4 4     B: Löbb, with traces of gold cover Dalaison 144a and Pl. 15
5 5     B: B-I Dalaison 131a and Pl. 14
6 6     Yale: ex PRF Dalaison 146a
7 7     Tokat: Inv. 75.21.32.1198 M. Amandry (ed.), Trésors et Circulation Monétaire en Anatolie Antique (Paris, 1994), p. 124, no. 6.1.5, pl. XXXII.6.5, date worn, perhaps similar type <IdType = -1739312365>
8 8     Tokat: Inv. 80.4.67.3442 M. Amandry (ed.), Trésors et Circulation Monétaire en Anatolie Antique (Paris, 1994), p. 124, not illustrated, reverse worn, perhaps similar type <IdType = -1739312365>
9 9     Gorny & Mosch 104, 9 Sep. 2000, lot 659
10 10     C. Scarlioli coll.