RPC IV.2, 2556 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2556 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Germe
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Magistrate Sextus Iulius Faustus (first archon)
Issue Issue 2
Dating c. 147–161
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡΗ ΒΗΡΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (short beard) wearing paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΕΞ Ι ΦΑΥϹΤοΥ ΓΕΡΜΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design nude Heracles standing, facing, head, left, resting arm on club, holding lion skin
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6
Reference Ehling 96
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 333 SNG 975, illustrated wrongly as '973', misreading reverse legend as 'ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ ΦΑΥϹΤΟΥ ...', obverse and reverse with signs of tooling, obverse legend tooled: 'Μ ΑVΡΗ ΑΝΤΩΝΝΝΙΟΑ(sic)' = Robert, Villes, pl. 4.7 (rev.) = Ehling 96, 1, pl. 2
2 2     V: GR 16215