RPC IV.3, 6366 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6366 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Nicopolis ad Lycum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΝΕΙΚΟΠΟΛΙΤωΝ ΕΤ ϞΑ
Reverse design Zeus seated, left, holding Nike and long sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 10, 11
Reference BMC 3 corr., Hamburger 10$
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 3, pl. XVII.12 (rev.), under 'Nicopolis-Emmaus'
2 2     Eid Mar Auctions 1, 16 Dec. 2023, lot 203
3 3     ✸ Nomos obolos 16, 11 Oct. 2020, lot 976
4 4     vA 6792 (Armenia Minor, Nicopolis)