RPC IV.1, 9783 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 9783 (temporary)
Province Achaea
Region Corinthia
City Corinth
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription IMP CAES L AVREL VERVS AV[G] (first A shaped as K)
Obverse design laureate head of Lucius Verus with traces of drapery, right
Reverse inscription C L I COR
Reverse design circular temple of Melikertes-Palaimon with dome-shaped roof decorated with two dolphins; with six outer columns; on flights of stairs with arched doorway; inside, Melikertes-Palaimon lying on back of dolphin; temple between two pine-trees
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 3, 5
Reference BCD Corinth 754
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     BCD Corinth 754
2 2     ✸ O