RPC IV.2, 701 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 701 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161-169, mostly c.AD 161-165 but some later
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Λ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟVΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚVΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ (Ζ reversed)
Reverse design Demeter standing in galloping biga, r., holding torch in each hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 24.81 g
Axis 12
Reference BMC 228
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 228
2     NY: 1971.230.2