RPC IV.2, 290 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 290 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Magistrate Publius Claudius Attalos the sophist
Alliance with Laodicea ad Lycum
Dating c. 169–175
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, left
Reverse design to left, Zeus of Laodicea standing, right, holding long transverse sceptre and eagle; to right, the two Nemeses of Smyrna standing, facing each other, each plucking chiton, left one holding bridle, right one holding cubit
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Reference Klose LXXX, Serie C, 1, BMC 515
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 515 Klose LXXX, Serie C, 1, pl. 59 (V11, R1)
2 2     ✸ CNG Electronic Auction 181 (06/02/2008), 127