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 ΟVΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.
Reverse inscription ΚΑΡΗΝⲰ[Ν] ΦΙΛΟΡⲰΜƐ
Reverse design crescent on filleted globe surmounted by star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 9.13 g
Axis 12
Specimens 4 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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