RPC IV.1, 7599 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 7599 (temporary)
Province Achaea
Region Corinthia
City Corinth
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription [IMP] CAES L AVREL VERVS AVG
Obverse design laureate head of Lucius Verus, right
Reverse inscription C L I COR
Reverse design cult statue of Venus/Aphrodite of Acrocorinthus standing, left, holding Mars/Ares' shield before her as mirror; to left, Amor/Eros standing, facing, holding torch(?) in extended right hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 3, 4, 6
Reference BCD Corinth 763, Cop 346
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: (Löbb)
2 2     Cop: 346
3 3     BCD Corinth 763