RPC IV.1, 5579 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5579 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Tium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Λ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΤΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design nude Poseidon standing with foot on rock, right, holding trident and dolphin
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 87 corr. and 91
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 15914 Rec 87, pl. CVIII.28, with incomplete obverse legend and 'Lucius Verus as Caesar'
2 2     ✸ L: 1979-1-1-1483 vA 950
3 3     B: (Löbb) Rec 91, pl. CVIII.32 (rev.)