RPC IV.1, 6245 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 6245 (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 ΑΥΡΛΗΙ οΥΗΡοϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Athena standing, left, holding owl (or patera) and spear; leaning against her, shield; before shield, serpent coiling, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Cologne Weiser 018, pl. 2, on reverse, Athena with owl
2 2     J. Hirsch 95, 324, on reverse, Athena with owl
3 3     LAC stock 2020, on reverse, Athena with patera
4 4     Private coll. CGT ex Ancient Imports, VCoins