RPC IV.2, 2759 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2759 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161-165
Obverse inscription ΑV Μ ΑV ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΦƐϹΙΩΝ Β ΝƐοΚΟ ΠΡΩ ΑϹΙΑϹ
Reverse design Faustina II as Fecunditas standing, facing, head, r., carrying infant imperial twins (Commodus and T. Aurelius Fulvus Antoninus); on either side, her four other children
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 27.72 g
Axis 6
Reference Karwiese 309 corr.
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: (Löbb)
2     Prowe III, 874, pl. XV = Karwiese 309 (V11, R23)
3     ✸ Fritz Rudolf Künker 288 (13/03/2017), 619, reverse as 'Leto'