RPC IV.2, 2456 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2456 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Troas
City Abydus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Magistrate Ail. Zoilos (archon and asiarch)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 162–165
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹϹΤΕΙΝΑ(sic) ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠ ΑΡΧ ΑΙ ΖΩΙΛοΥ ΑϹΙΑΡΥοΥ(sic) ΑΒΥΔΗΝ
Reverse design temple with eight columns enclosing statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos; in pediment, globe
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 11, 12
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1972-8-7-11
2 2     Private collection Plankenhorn, Germany = Fritz Rudolf Künker 54 (07/03/2000), 2236
3 3     Bern: Righetti 771, reverse legend obscure