RPC IV.2, 2930 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2930 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Aegae
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Magistrate Pherekydes (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–163
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ [ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ]
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡ ΦΕΡΕΚΥΔΟΥ ΑΙΓΑΕ[ΩΝ]
Reverse design Isis Sothis seated sideways, facing, head, left, on the dog Sirius jumping, right, Isis wearing basilium and holding cornucopia and sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Bricault, Aigai 10, MG 270, no. 212
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Winterthur Bloesch 2, no. 2803 = MG 270, no. 212, reverse as 'wolf', ex coll. F. Imhoof-Blumer
2 2     Private coll., Charlottesville, VA, worn