RPC IV.3, 6599 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6599 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Gerasa
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΛΟΥΚΙ ΟΥΗ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass, left
Reverse inscription ΑΝ Τω ΠΡ ΧΡ Τω ΠΡ ΓΕ
Reverse design turreted Tyche seated on rock, left, upper part of body and head, right, holding ears of barley in each hand; resting foot on swimming river-god
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 12
Reference Spijkerman 17
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 12997 (ex coll. Froehner)
2 2     J-SBF Spijkerman 17, pl. 34
3 3     J-SBF Spijkerman 17
4 4     L: 1970-2-2-1, obverse legend obscure
5 5     Private coll. F. Jarman, Germany