RPC IV.1, 5704 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5704 (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 Κ Λ ΑΥΡΗ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΖΕΥϹ ϹΥΡΓΑϹΤΕΙΟϹ(sic) ΤΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus Syrgastes standing, left, holding patera over eagle and long sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 89
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1654 Wa 550 = Rec 89, pl. CVIII.30 (rev.)
2 2     L: 1971-7-2-8, under 'Commodus'