RPC IV.3, 8534 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 8534 (temporary)
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Λ ΑΥΡΗ(Λ) ΟΥΗΡΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate head of Lucius Verus, right
Reverse inscription ΟΜΟΝΟΙΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΩΝ, S C and below, numeral letter Ϛ or Ζ
Reverse design emperors (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus) standing, facing each other, clasping hands, each wearing toga
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: no number
2 2     P: no number, under 'Unidentified', reverse legend with ΟΜΟΝΙΟΑ(sic) and numeral obscure
3 3     G: III, 558, no. 1, pl. 60.23 SNG 2999
4 4     Richard McAlee coll. (ex Kairos Numismatik 6, 19 Aug. 2018, lot 427) = R. McAlee, The Coins of Roman Antioch, Supplement No. 2 (2020), no. 622A(b)
5 5     Richard McAlee coll. (ex Roma Numismatics, ESale 113, 28 Sept. 2023, lot 582)