RPC IV.1, 5965 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5965 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ ϹΕΒΑ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΘΕΑ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙ ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Demeter standing in biga drawn by winged and coiling serpents, right, holding long torch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 210 corr.
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 5458
2 2     ✸ C: Leake 2094, Asiatic Greece, p. 89.5