RPC IV.1, 5579 (temporary)

 

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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 ΑVΤ Λ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟVΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΤΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design nude Poseidon standing with foot on rock, r., holding trident and dolphin
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 8.56 g
Axis 6
Reference Rec 87 corr. and 91
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

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