RPC IV.1, 5535 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5535 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161-169
Obverse inscription ΑVΤ ΚΑΙSΑΡ(sic) ΛΟVΚ ΑVΡ Ο[VΗΡΟS(sic) ΑV?]
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΑϹΚΛΗΠΙΩ ΚΑΙ VΓΕΙΑ ΝΙΚΑΙΕΙϹ
Reverse design to l., Hygieia standing, r., feeding serpent from patera; in centre, Asclepius standing, facing, head, l., holding serpent-staff; to r., Telesphorus standing, facing
Metal Æ
Average diameter 41 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 220
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 913 (Medaillon)
2 2     ✸ P: 913(Bis) (Medaillon) = Rec 220, pl. LXXII.19
3 3     G. Hirsch 218 (28/11/2001), 812, pl. 31, slightly tooled