RPC IV.3, 8493 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 8493 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Syria
City Abila
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161-169
Obverse inscription Α[ ] [ΚΑΙ]ϹΑΡ [ ]? [ΑΥ]ΡΗ[
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass, r.
Reverse inscription [Ϲ]Ɛ ΑΒΙΛΗΝⲰΝ Ι Α Α Γ ΚΟΙ [
Reverse design temple with six columns and rounded pediment enclosing female(?) statue; roof surmounted by Nike?; temple seen through city-gate flanked by two towers
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 22.64 g
Axis 12
Reference Spijkerman —, H. Herzfelder, RN 1936, 293, no. 2
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1919-8-22-16 H. Herzfelder, RN 1936, 293, no. 2, pl. VI.9