RPC IV.3, 6558 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6558 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Capitolias
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ Λ ΑΥΡ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass, right
Reverse inscription ΚΑΠΙΤωΛΙΕωΝ Ι Α Α ΞΘ
Reverse design temple with six columns and rounded pediment enclosing statue of turreted Tyche-Astarte standing with foot on low base, left, holding human bust and long sceptre, resting foot on swimming river-god
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Spijkerman 8
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Spijkerman 8, pl. 19
2 2     ✸ L: 1844-4-25-1564, on reverse, date not entirely certain
3 3     C: SNG 5981 Leake 7570, Suppl., p. 35.4