RPC IV.2, 2645 (temporary) (forgery)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2645 (temporary) (forgery)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Crispina (Augusta)
Issue Reign of Marcus Aurelius or Commodus
Dating c. 178–182
Obverse inscription ΚΡΙϹΠΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ changed to ΤΙΤΙΑΝΗ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Crispina, right
Reverse inscription ΜΙΤΥΛΗΝΑΙΩΝ(sic)
Reverse design emperor (Marcus Aurelius or Commodus) on horseback, right, raising right arm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 6, 8
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: 579 (Forgery Collection), authenticity doubtful: cast forgery, reverse legend ΜΙΤΥΛΗΝΑΙΩΝ(sic)
2 2     Mu SNG 800, authenticity doubtful: cast forgery