RPC IV.3, 10753 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 10753 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Carrhae
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating after 164
Obverse inscription ΦΑVϹΤΙΝΑ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΗ (Αs shaped as Λs)
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II wearing stephane, r.
Reverse inscription VΠƐΡ ΝΙΚΗϹ ΤΩΝ ΚVΡΙΩΝ ϹƐΒ
Reverse design Salus/Hygieia standing, l., holding short sceptre, feeding serpent from patera; serpent entwined around altar
Metal Silver
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 1899/421, under 'Uncertain of Mesopotamia'