RPC IV.1, 5979 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5979 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΛΟΥ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ ϹΕ
Obverse design laureate head of Lucius Verus with traces of drapery, right
Reverse inscription ΡΩΜΑΙΩΝ ΝΙΚΗΝ ΝΙΚΑΙΕΙϹ
Reverse design emperor (Lucius Verus) standing, left, wearing military dress, erecting trophy, holding short sceptre; before trophy, kneeling captive with Phrygian cap and trousers kneeling, right, extending both arms towards the emperor
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rec 233
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ G: II, 248, no. 12 SNG I, no. 1079 = Rec 233, pl. LXXIII.5