RPC IV.2, 1039 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1039 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Magnesia ad Maeandrum
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Faustina II with early hairstyle (Fittschen 1): Probably from reign of Pius, perhaps part of issue of the grammateus Diophantos
Dating c. 147–161
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΝΑ(sic) ϹΕΒΑ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ
Reverse design Isis standing, left, wearing lotus, holding sistrum and situla
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 6
Reference Schultz 129 and 129A
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     N W. Drexler, NZ 21 (1889), 96, no. 4 = Schultz 129, pl. 9
1 1     B: 1918/1653 (Magnesia finds), obverse legend ΦΑVϹΤ[ ] ϹƐΒΑ Schultz 129A, pl. 37 (rev.)
2 2     Private coll. CGT, ex Savoca Numismatik, obverse legend ΦΑVϹΤ[ ] ϹƐΒΑ
3 3     ✸ PK Coll. = Gorny & Mosch Online Auction 247 (10/03/2017), 4441, ex private coll. LaurentBricault