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 ΑΥΡ οΥΗΡΟϹ Ϲ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕΥϹ ΜΑΝΝΟϹ ΦΙΛΟΡωΜΑΙϹ(sic)
Reverse design rev. legend in four lines
Metal silver
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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