RPC IV.3, 6470 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6470 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Nysa-Scythopolis
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161-169
Obverse inscription ] ΑΥΡ οΥΗΡο ΑΥΓ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΝΥϹΑ Ϲ ΚοΙ ϹΥΡ Ι ƐΤ ΖΚϹ (Ζ may be shaped as reversed Ζ)
Reverse design nude Dionysus standing, l., holding cantharus over panther and long filleted thyrsus
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 9.86 g
Axis 11
Reference Spijkerman 12
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     J-SBF Spijkerman 12, pl. 41
2     ✸ CNG 31 (09/09/1994), 1333, on reverse, Z reversed