RPC IV.3, 8573 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 8573 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Carrhae
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΛοΥΚ ΑΥΡΗ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription ΚΑΡΗΝω[Ν] ΦΙΛΟΡωΜΕ
Reverse design crescent on filleted globe surmounted by star
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 22743
2 2     ✸ B: I-B
3 3     O
4 4     NY: 1944.100.65810, obverse emperor might be Marcus Aurelius rather than Lucius Verus