RPC IV.3, 5295 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5295 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Amasea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161-169
Obverse inscription ΑΥ(Τ) ΚΑΙϹ Λ ΑΥΡ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡ ΑΜΑϹ ΝƐΩΚ Κ ΜΗΤ Κ ΠΡΩ ΠΟΝ ƐΤ ΡΞƐ
Reverse design to l., Ares standing, facing, head, r., wearing military dress, holding spear, resting hand on shield; to r., nude Aphrodite standing, l., covering her breasts with r. hand and pudenda with l. hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 23.02 g
Axis 6
Reference Rec 26 and 26a
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 97 Wa 12 = Rec 26, pl. IV.20
2     St Petersburg
3     L: 1921-11-20-5 Weber
4     Lindgren I, 12 = Peus 366 (25/10/2000), coll. Marcel Burstein, 486, pl. 23
5     Münzen & Medaillen Deutschland 12 (11/04/2003), 149
6     V-ON Leypold I, no. 9, on reverse, date and thus attribution to this type uncertain
7     Münzen & Medaillen Deutschland 13 (09/10/2003), coll. J.-P. Righetti, 214
8     C: 1975/291
9     Private coll., Baton Rouge