RPC IV.1, 5980 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5980 (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 Α Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΛοV οVΗΡοϹ ϹƐ
Obverse design bare head of Lucius Verus, r.
Reverse inscription ΡΩΜΑΙΩΝ ΝΙΚΗΝ ΝΙΚΑΙƐΙϹ
Reverse design bearded emperor (Lucius Verus) galloping over foe, r., wearing military dress, brandishing spear; foe lying on shield; beneath horse to l., second shield
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 234
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 916 Rec 234, pl. LXXIII.6 (rev.)