RPC IV.3, 5820 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5820 (temporary)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Mopsus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡΗΛΙ οΥΗΡοϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝΩΝ ΜοΨΕΑΤΩΝ ΕΤ ΛϹ
Reverse design Nike standing on globe, right, holding palm-branch, holding wreath over altar on stand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference vA Mopsos 44, BMC 18
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 18, pl. XVIII.10 (rev.), obverse legend with οΥΗΡΡοС(sic), perhaps tooled? vA Mopsos 44, pl. 3.39
2 2     V: GR 19135
3 3     B: I-B
4 4     vA 5740
5 5     Cop SNG suppl. 585