RPC IV.4, 16845 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.4
Number 16845 (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 L Α
Reverse design draped bust of Faustina II, r.
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note This marks the introduction of the Fittschen Type V portrait for Faustina II at Alexandria but still with considerable legacy elements from Type I.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     A: D 3206 / 11072 / 2095
2 2     ✸ Rauch 98, 21 Sept. 2015, lot 227