RPC IV.3, 6501 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6501 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Carrhae
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating after 164
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Λ ΑΥΡ οΥΗΡοϹ ϹΕΒ (Αs shaped as Λs)
Obverse design bare head of Lucius Verus, right
Reverse inscription ΥΠΕΡ ΝΙΚΗϹ ΡΩΜΑΙΩΝ (Α shaped as Λ)
Reverse design female figure standing, left, holding two ears of corn over thymiaterium and long sceptre
Metal silver
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 8
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 8, pl. XLVIII.7 Walker 3396: AR: 71.00 = J. Hirsch 25 (1909), coll. Philipsen, 3076, pl. XXXIV, obverse as 'Septimius Severus'
2 2     O