RPC IV.3, 10754 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 10754 (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 Η ΝΙΚΗ ΡΩΜΑΙΩΝ (Α shaped as Λ)
Reverse design Salus/Hygieia seated, l., feeding serpent from patera; serpent entwined around altar; to r. at her feet, cornucopia
Metal Silver
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 28796, under Uncertain of Mesopotamia, authenticity doubtful: cast?