RPC IV.2, 2673 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2673 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar) ; Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Marcus Aurelius as Caesar and Faustina II
Dating c. 158-161
Obverse inscription οVΗΡοϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ [Φ]ΑVϹΤƐΙΝΑ ϹƐ
Obverse design to l., bare head of Marcus Aurelius (medium length beard), r.; to r., draped bust of Faustina II, l.
Reverse inscription ΔΗΜ[ΟϹ] ƐΦƐϹΙΩΝ
Reverse design to l., Demos standing, l., wearing toga, holding patera, to r., Nike standing on base, l., crowning Demos
Metal Æ
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6
Reference Karwiese 342 corr., O. Waser, RSN 7 (1898), pp. 320–1, Martin, Demos 27, no. 1
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 742, obverse legend reworked ΑVΤ ΑΙΛ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟС Karwiese 342 (V2, R2)
2 2     ✸ B: I-B O. Waser, RSN 7 (1898), pp. 320–1, pl. XX.9, obverse legend as 'ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΦΑΥϹΤƐΙΝΑ ϹƐ' = Martin, Demos 27, no. 1/2, pl. 3
3 3     NY: 1971.279.24
4 4     Yale: ex PRF
5 5     Private coll., Charlottesville, VA, worn