RPC IV.1, 5581 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5581 (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 ΑΥΡΗΛ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΤΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design to left, Zeus Syrgastes standing, left, holding patera over eagle and long sceptre; to right, female figure (Hera or Bithynia?) standing, facing, head, left, holding long sceptre, resting left hand on hip
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 90, BMC 14
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 14, pl. XXXVI.10 (rev.) Rec 90, pl. CVIII.31