RPC IV.2, 1968 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1968 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: without personal name but contemporary with coins of Pom. Tryphonianos, strategos
Dating c. 161–163, perhaps AD 163
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹ[Ϲ?]ΤΗ(sic)
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΜΥΤΙΛΗΝΑΙΩΝ (ΩΝ retrograde)
Reverse design Artemis seated sideways on stag walking left, holding torch (or sceptre)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ O
2 2     NY: 1944.100.46108, under 'Ephesus'