RPC IV.2, 103 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 103 (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 4 (ΑΡΜΕΝΙΑΚΟϹ)
Dating c. 164-166
Obverse inscription ΦΑVϹΤΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, r.
Reverse inscription ΙΛΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design to l., cow suspended from tree, r.; in tree, man grasping her horn, slaughtering her with knife; to r., cult statue of Athena of Ilium standing on short column, l., wearing kalathos, holding transverse spear and spindle
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 9.25 g
Axis 2, 6, 12
Reference Bellinger T 167, von Fritze, Ilion 69
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Mu SNG 249 = Bellinger T 167, pl. 8
2     ✸ B: I-B von Fritze, Ilion 69, Beilage 63 (rev.)
3     P: 743
4     Bern: Righetti 801
5     Private coll. D.R. Smith
6     NY: 1953.171.696, reverse legend obscure
7     Frank Sternberg 11 (20/11/1981), 274 = CNG Electronic Auction 254 (20/04/2011), 191
8     Çanakkale: Inv. 846 SNG Turkey 3.I, no. 621