RPC IV.2, 10927 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 10927 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Lydia
City Magnesia ad Sipylum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Faustina II: without personal name but probably part of the issue of Aelius Herakleides, strategos
Dating 161–176
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒ[ΑϹΤΗ] (Αs with curved crossbar)
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription Μ[ΑΓ]Ν[ΗΤΩ]Ν [ (Α with curved crossbar)
Reverse design in laurel wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 6
Reference As explained in the city introduction, the reverse (probably) refers to the agonistic festival of the emmonideia.
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Private coll., Charlottesville, VA = GRPCL Magnesia ad Sipylum 141, reverse legend as 'MAΓNHTΩN EN MONIΔEIA' = GRPCL Magnesia ad Sipylum 142 (not illustrated), reverse legend as 'ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ CIΠΥΛOY'