RPC IV.3, 6488 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6488 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucilla (Augusta)
Issue Ma´nu VIII Philoromaios
Dating 167-179, probably 167-169
Obverse inscription ΛοVΚΙΛΛΑ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Lucilla, r.
Reverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐΥϹ ΜΑΝΝΟϹ ΦΙΛΟΡⲰΜΑ (Αs shaped as Λs)
Reverse design veiled Ceres/Demeter(?) standing, l., holding patera and long torch
Metal Silver
Average diameter 17 mm
Average weight 2.97 g
Axis 6, 7
Reference BMC 8
Specimens 4

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 8, pl. XIII.12 Walker 3404: AR: 78.50
2     P: 1924 E. Babelon, Mélanges Numismatiques II (1893), 235, no. 8, pl. III.8 (drawing)
3     B: I-B
4     O