RPC IV.1, 5970 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5970 (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 ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟΥΗΡΟ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design bare head of Lucius Verus, right
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Athena seated, left, feeding serpent entwined around olive-tree; leaning against her seat, shield on which owl stands
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 1
Reference Rec 214
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 910 Rec 214, pl. LXXII.13
2 2     Münster