RPC IV.3, 5791 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5791 (temporary)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Trachea
City Cestrus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161-169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡ[Α?] ΚΑ ΛΟΥ [ΑΥ]ΡΗ ΟΥΗ[
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΚƐϹΤΡΗΝⲰΝ (?)
Reverse design Zeus seated, l., holding patera and long sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Levante, Kestros 15–18
Specimens 7 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1874-7-15-333, under 'Casa in Cilicia'
2     ✸ P: L1621, under 'Caesarea in Cappadocia and 'Septimius Severus', ex 'Uncertain'
3     Trade, USA
4     Lanz 40 (25/05/1987), 703, pl. 32 = Aufhäuser 5 (05/10/1988), 321, pl. 10
5     Private coll. John Noory = Lindgren I, 1470
6     C: Mossop Levante, Kestros 17, pl. 38 (rev.)
7     Schulten 23 (20/10/1988), 757