RPC IV.3, 6746 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #16

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6746 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Aradus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161-169
Obverse inscription ΑΝΤΝΙΝΟϹ ΚΑΙ ΟVΗΡΟϹ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΟΙ
Obverse design laureate heads of Marcus Aurelius (on l.) and Lucius Verus (on r.), facing each other; each with traces of drapery
Reverse inscription ΑΚΥ Ɛ ΑΡΑΔΙUΝ
Reverse design hump-backed bull galloping, l., head facing
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 410, BMC 379
Specimens 16 (13 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P Bab 1164, struck on a thick flan
2 2     NY: 1944.100.70764 (ex private coll. P. Schroeder, Beirut)
3 3     NY: 1944.100.70762 (ex private coll. J. Rouvier, Beirut)
4 4     Beirut-AUB
5 5     Rollin & Feuardent Cat. 1864, no. 7524
6 6     P Bab 1165
7 7     L: BMC 379
8 8     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles 1254
9 9     P: coll. Chandon de Briailles 1255
10 10     B: 28796
11 11     B: (Löbb)
12 12     C: Leake 1279, Asiatic Greece, p. 27.11 (ex Borrell)
13 13     NY: 1944.100.70763
14 14     V: GR 22447
15 15     Lanz 92 (04/06/1999), 686, pl. 28
16 16     ✸ G: III, 235, no. 108 SNG II, no. 3258