RPC IV.2, 8473 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 8473 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (uncertain title)
Issue Issue 3A: Lucius Verus as 'ΚΑΙСΑΡ' under Pius
Dating c. 144–161
Obverse inscription ΛΟΥΚΙΟϹ ΑΙ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare head of Lucius Verus (youthful), right (?)
Reverse inscription ΜΥΤΙΛΗΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Dionysiac herm standing, facing, on prow, right, wearing kalathos
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 9 (7 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.44591, under 'Commodus'
2 2     V: GR 16987, under 'Antoninus Pius'
3 3     V: GR 16988, under 'Antoninus Pius'
4 4     Mu SNG 795, obverse as 'Lucius Aelius Caesar'
5 5     B: I-B
6 6     ✸ CNG Electronic Auction 218 (09/09/2009), 349, obverse as 'Lucius Verus'
7 7     B: (Löbb)
8 8     Naville Numismatics 24 (17/07/2016), 281
9 9     P: 322