RPC IV.2, 11316 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11316 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Pionia
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Magistrate Marcus Aurelius Rufus (strategos)
Issue Issue 1
Dating c. 169–175
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ϹΤΡΑ ΑΥΡ ΡοΥΦοΥ ΠΙΟΝΙΤΩΝ (or ΠΕοΝΕΙΤΩΝ)
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing cult statue of female deity on base, facing, head, left, wearing headdress, holding two long thin objects in right hand and upward curling object in left hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 4, 6, 12
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Private coll., reverse legend with ΠΙΟΝΙΤΩΝ
2 2     Boston: 1982.390 C.C. Vermeule, Divinities and Mythological Scenes in Greek Imperial Art (Cambridge [MA], 1983), p. 30 and 37, no. 21, pl. 21 (enlarged) = E.J. Waddell Fixed Price List 2 (02/1980), 27, reverse legend with ΠΙΟΝΙΤΩΝ
3 3     Private coll. CGT = Auctiones Electronic Auction 50 (11/09/2016), 119, reverse legend with ΠΙΟΝΙΤΩΝ
4 4     ✸ Private coll. V. Prokhorov, ex Savoca Numismatik, reverse legend with ΠƐοΝƐΙΤΩΝ