RPC IV.1, 5536 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5536 (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 ΚΑΙ Λ οVΗΡο ϹƐ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙƐΩΝ (ƐΩΝ retrograde)
Reverse design to l., Hygieia standing, r., feeding serpent from patera; to r., Asclepius standing, facing, head, l., holding serpent-staff
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 7.36 g
Axis 1
Reference Rec 221
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 914 Rec 221, pl. LXXII.20 (rev.)
2     L: 1961-3-1-89