RPC IV.2, 1523 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1523 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Group 2
Dating c. 147–161
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ ΝΕΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΚΥΖΙΚΗΝΩΝ ΝΕΟΚΟΡΩΝ (Ζ shaped as エ)
Reverse design nude Aphrodite standing, facing, head, right, pulling sword-strap over her head, holding small sword; to right at her feet, helmet on short column and shield
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6
Reference M. Bernhart, Aphrodite auf griechischen Münzen (without year), 48, no. 296
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     O: obverse legend worn
2 2     vA 7373
3 3     ✸ Mu: 109a, acc. 66471
4 4     St Florian