RPC IV.1, 8383 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8383 (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-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription C L I COR
Reverse design circular temple of Melikertes-Palaimon with dome-shaped roof decorated with two dolphins; building has six outer columns; inside, Melikertes-Palaimon lying on back of dolphin, r., and pine-tree; between two pine-trees
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 5, 6, 11
Reference BCD Corinth 753
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: (Löbb)
2 2     NY: 1944.100.38577, under 'Marcus Aurelius'
3 3     BCD Corinth 753 (both legends obscure, perhaps with additional obverse legend variation)