RPC IV.3, 6493 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6493 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Ma´nu VIII
Person (obv.) Ma´nu VIII (king)
Issue Ma´nu VIII Philoromaios
Dating 167-179, probably 167-169
Obverse inscription Α Κ Λ ΑVΡ οVΗΡΟϹ Ϲ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐVϹ ΜΑΝΝΟϹ ΦΙΛΟΡⲰΜΑΙϹ(sic)
Reverse design rev. legend in four lines
Metal Silver
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 2.79 g
Axis 6
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     G: III, 305, no. 3, pl. 78.32
2     P: 1922 E. Babelon, Mélanges Numismatiques II (1893), 234, no. 7, pl. III.7 (drawing)
3     ✸ B: (Fox)