RPC IV.3, 5831 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5831 (temporary)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Trachea
City Olba
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161-169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙ ΛΟΥ ΑΥΡΗ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ ϹƐ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ ΑΔΡΙΑΝ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΙΑΝΩΝ ΟΛΒƐΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟ
Reverse design emperors (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus) standing, facing each other, clasping hands; each wearing toga and holding scroll
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 18.83 g
Axis 12
Reference Staffieri, Olba 53, BMC 28–9, G.M. Staffieri, QT 16 (1987), 236, no. 53
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 28
2     L: BMC 29
3     B: 1885/8 A. v. Sallet, ZfN 12 (1885), p. 370 (drawing) = KM 479, no. 2, comment = Staffieri, Olba 53, pl. V.46, drawing
4     B: I-B
5     vA 5796
6     NY: 1974.226.174
7     Private collection G.M. Staffieri, Lugano = G.M. Staffieri, QT 16 (1987), 236, no. 53, illustrated, see also pl. II for magnified illustration
8     ✸ P: 865 SNG 853
9     Private coll. CGT = Ziegler, Sammlungen, 375, pl. 18, ex private coll. Karbach, ex Münzhandlung Ritter