RPC IV.2, 102 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 102 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Ilium
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: Issue 3 (ΑVΓ)
Dating c. 161-162
Obverse inscription ΦΑVϹΤΙΝΑ ΑVΓ ϹƐΒΑϹ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, r.
Reverse inscription ΙΛΙΕΩ
Reverse design to l., cult statue of Athena of Ilium standing on short column, r., wearing kalathos, holding transverse spear and spindle; to r., cow suspended from tree, l.; in tree, man grasping her horn, slaughtering her with knife
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Reference Bellinger T 166, von Fritze, Ilion 68, BMC 53, Cop 397
Specimens 9 (7 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 53, pl. XII.10 (rev.) Bellinger T 166, pl. 8 = von Fritze, Ilion 68, Beilage 63 (rev.)
2     Troy Excavations 64
3     P: 742
4     Cop: 397
5     O
6     Mu SNG 248
7     B: (Löbb)
8     V: GR 16728
9     CNG Electronic Auction 250 (23/02/2011), 221