RPC IV.3, 6674 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6674 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Gadara
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse design emperors Marcus Aurelius (on left) and Lucius Verus (on right) standing, facing each other, clasping hands, both wearing toga
Reverse inscription ΠΟΜ ΓΑΔΑΡ Ι Α Α Γ Κ ϹΥΡ ΕΚϹ (date in pediment)
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing statue of Zeus seated, left, holding uncertain object (Nike or short filleted staff?) over eagle and long sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 12
Reference Spijkerman 48
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: Y23879/309 (ex coll. Henry Seyrig) = Spijkerman 48, pl. 29
2 2     ✸ Private coll.