RPC IV.3, 6284 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6284 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Capitolias
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ Λ ΑΥΡ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Lucius Verus, right
Reverse inscription ΚΑΠΙΤωΛΙΕωΝ Ι Α Α Ο
Reverse design temple with six columns and rounded pediment enclosing statue of turreted Tyche-Astarte standing with foot on low base, left, holding human bust and long sceptre, resting foot on swimming river-god
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Spijkerman 9, BMC 2
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 2
2 2     Spijkerman 9
3 3     Spijkerman 9
4 4     P: 1
5 5     NY: 1944.100.69326 SNG 1272 obverse as 'Marcus Aurelius'