RPC IV.3, 6489 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6489 (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 cƐΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Lucilla, r.
Reverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐΥϹ ΜΑΝΝΟϹ ΦΙΛΟΡⲰΜΑΙ(Ϲ) (sic)
Reverse design veiled Demeter/Ceres seated, l., holding poppy, two ears of corn and long torch
Metal Silver
Average diameter 17 mm
Average weight 2.79 g
Axis 6
Reference BMC 9, Cop 190
Specimens 6

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BMC 9, pl. XIII.13 Walker 3406: AR: 90.50
2     ✸ P: 1923 E. Babelon, Mélanges Numismatiques II (1893), 235, no. 9, pl. III.9 (drawing)
3     Cop: 190, under 'Edessa in Mesopotamia'
4     CNG 55 (13/09/2000), 981
5     A-KIKPE SNG Pfälzer
6     O CNG 35 (20/09/1995), 430