RPC IV.3, 5830 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5830 (temporary)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Trachea
City Olba
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΛΟΥ ΑΥΡ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Lucius Verus, right
Reverse inscription ΟΛΒΕΩΝ
Reverse design river-god (Kalikadnos) reclining, left, holding long reed, resting on water-urn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 12
Reference Staffieri, Olba 55, BMC 27
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 27, pl. XXII.12 (rev.), struck on too large a flan
2 2     Levante 658 = Staffieri, Olba 55, pl. V.48, struck on too large a flan
3 3     Private collection G.M. Staffieri, Lugano