RPC IV.2, 703 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 703 (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 ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝ(ΩΝ) ΝΕΩΚ(ΟΡ) (Ζ shaped as エ)
Reverse design circular building with closed gate; on roof, three statues of Demeter carrying torches; building between two large torches entwined by serpents
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference GRMK 42, no. 5–6
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Winterthur Bloesch 2, no. 2568 = GRMK 42, no. 5, ex coll. F. Imhoof-Blumer
2 2     ✸ B: B-I GRMK 42, no. 6, pl. III.10 (rev.)