RPC IV.3, 5775 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5775 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Cyrrhus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription [ΑΥΤ] Κ Λ ΑΥΡΗ[Λ] ΟΥΗΡΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate head of Lucius Verus, right
Reverse inscription ΚΥΡΡΗϹΤωΝ Α
Reverse design in laurel wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 24
Specimens 5 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 24
2 2     V: GR 20973, under 'Marcus Aurelius', obverse legend obscure, authenticity doubtful: cast?
3 3     V: GR 20974, authenticity doubtful: cast?
4 4     O
5 5     O: worn