RPC IV.2, 2695 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2695 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Miletus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Alliance with Ephesus
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: Issue A
Dating 161-169
Obverse inscription ΦΑVⳞΤΙΝΑ ⳞΕΒΑϹΤΗ (Φ shaped as ·I·)
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, r.
Reverse inscription Μ(Ε)ΙΛΗⳞΙΩΝ ΕΦΕⳞΙΩΝ οΜοΝοΙΑ
Reverse design to l., cult statue of nude Apollo Didymeus standing, facing, holding stag and bow; to r., cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; between two stags
Metal Æ
Average diameter 32 mm
Average weight 16.79 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Roch XXII.4, Temporini 353, no. III.1,  Franke & Nollé 1298-1300
Specimens 4

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 1891 Franke & Nollé 1298, pl. 61
2     B: 5204 JF, obverse perhaps tooled, perhaps same obv. die as specimens 2-4 of this type Franke & Nollé 1299, pl. 61 (rev.)
4     Yale: 2004.6.210, ex PRF Heidelberger Münzhandlung Herbert Grün 17 (21/05/1996), 222 = G. Hirsch 192 (27/11/1996), 555 = Franke & Nollé 1300, pl. 61 (rev.), rev. legend with ΜƐΙΛΗϹΙΩΝ
5     Balat: M80081 Baldus, Didyma 583, pl. 2