RPC IV.2, 9723 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9723 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Nysa
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Magistrate Asiatikos Kornel[iou] (grammateus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: Group 1 (incudes coins of Faustina II with hairstyle Fittschen 5)
Dating c. 161–165, probably c. 161–163
Obverse inscription [ΑV ΚΑΙ Λ] ΑVΡ ΟVΗΡΟϹ [ϹƐ]
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription [ƐΠ ΓΡ?] [ΑϹΙ]ΑΤΙΚΟV ΚοΡΝΗ ΝVϹΑƐΩΝ
Reverse design Mên (Kamareites) standing, facing, head, l., wearing Phrygian cap, holding patera and long sceptre; behind his shoulders, crescent
Metal Æ
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 6
Reference Regling, Nysa
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 36097, under 'Caria' Prowe III, 1510, pl. XXIV (rev.) = GRPCL Nysa 129 (magistrtate as 'Grammateus Kratichos'), both legends tooled, beginning of reverse legend altered to ƐΠΙ СΤ ΚΡΑΤΙΝΟV …