RPC IV.1, 1928 (temporary)


Image of specimen #8


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 1928 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Traianopolis
Reign Uncertain
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Reign of Antoninus Pius or Marcus Aurelius
Dating 147–176
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design female figure (Demeter or Isis?) standing, left, holding ears of corn (or sistrum?) and long torch (or sceptre or situla?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Schönert-Geiss, MATT 15, vA Phryg. II, 1481–2 corr.
Specimens 8 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Budapest: 143.A.912.5
2 2     St Petersburg: 5268 Lischine 924
3 3     O Schönert-Geiss, MATT 15/3, pl. 35 (R13), cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin
4 4     P: 1444 Mouchmov 4998
5 5     Istanbul vA Phryg. II, 1481, pl. 44 (rev.), rev. as 'Isis'
6 6     Mu: SNG 506, under 'Phrygia'
7 7     Frank L. Kovacs = vA Phryg. II, 1482, not illustrated, thus attribution to this type not certain, reverse as 'Isis' and reverse legend ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩ
8 8     ✸ Private coll. CGT, ex Gerhard Rohde