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Maker/s

Lucius Verus (161-69) (ruler)

Marcus Aurelius (161-80) inferred (ruler)

Alexandria (mint)

Collection

Grant Collection

Category

coin

Name

drachm (denomination)

Roman Provincial (Series)

Egypt (subseries)

Alexandria (subsubseries)

Material/s

copper alloy

Dimensions

weight: (object): 22.47 g
die axis: (object): 0 degrees
image(width): 29.79 mm
image(height): 29.33 mm

Date

168 to 169

Provenance

bought: Grant, Michael, Dr 1948-02-24 (Filtered for: Coins and Medals)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. design
    Position: obverse
    Content: [... LO]UKIOS / [...]
    Description: Laureate head of Verus right
  2. design
    Position: reverse
    Description: Serapis seated left with sceptre on throne with Nikai on throneback, reaching out to Cerberus at feet right, all in distyle Ionic temple, in pediment of which sun-disk and double uræus, issue mark around

Production Notes

Issue mark [L E]NA / TO[V]

Production Place

Alexandria (mint) (place)

Catalogue ref/s

2066

Accession Number

CM.658-1948 (Coins and Medals)
(Reference Number: 166440; Input Date: 2008-12-05 / Last Edit: 2008-12-05)

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