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 ΑVΡ ΛΟV ΟVΗΡΟϹ ϹƐ
Obverse design laureate head of Lucius Verus with traces of drapery, r.
Reverse inscription ΡΩΜΑΙΩΝ ΝΙΚΗΝ ΝΙΚΑΙƐΙϹ
Reverse design emperor (Lucius Verus) standing, l., wearing military dress, erecting trophy, holding short sceptre; before trophy, kneeling captive with Phrygian cap and trousers kneeling, r., extending both arms towards the emperor
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Average weight 15.32 g
Axis 12
Reference Rec 233
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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