RPC IV.2, 1398 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1398 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Saitta
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Crispina (Augusta)
Magistrate Okt. Artemidoros (first archon)
Issue Commodus as co-emperor of Marcus or sole ruler
Dating c. 179-180
Obverse inscription ΚΡΙⳞΠΕΙΝΑ ⳞΕΒΑⳞΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Crispina, r.
Reverse design in centre, nude Aphrodite standing, facing, head, l., covering her breasts with r. hand and pudenda with l. hand; to l., Eros standing, r., holding torch; to r., dolphin
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference Hochard 1686, LS 129, no. 6a
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B LS 129, no. 6a, pl. V.16 (rev.) = Hochard 1686a, pl. 90
2 2     Bern: Righetti 1068 MMAG 41 (18/06/1970), 430, pl. 25 = GRPCL Saitta 79