RPC IV.3, 6502 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6502 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Carrhae
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucilla (Augusta)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 163–169, perhaps later
Obverse inscription ΛοΥΚΙΛΛΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ (Αs shaped as Λs)
Obverse design draped bust of Lucilla, r.
Reverse inscription ΥΠΕΡ ΝΙΚΗϹ ΡΩΜΑΙΩΝ (Α shaped as Λ)
Reverse design Venus standing, l., holding apple and long sceptre
Metal Silver
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 9
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 9, pl. XIX.12 Walker 3398: AR: 77.50
2 2     P: 1822, under 'Carrhae'
3 3     Private coll. F. Jarman, Germany