RPC IV.4, 16381 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 16381 (temporary)
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Year Α = 1
Dating AD 161
Obverse inscription Μ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΑΝΤƱΝΙΝΟϹ Ϲ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, l., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΙΝΑ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΗ
Reverse design draped bust of Faustina II, r.
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Reference DS 9150
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Undated type which might have been struck in year 1 or 2, for both of which dated types with Faustina are known. The obverse die was used in both years and so cannot decide the matter.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ DS 9150 = Ars et Nummus 1–2 (1973), 262 (Figari - Mosconi 857)