RPC IV.2, 3246 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3246 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Mysia
City Pergamum
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Magistrate Tiberius Claudius Nikomedes (strategos)
Dating 175–176
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ (Φ shaped as ·Ι·)
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ [Ϲ]Τ[Ρ] Κ ΝΙ[ΚΟ]ΜΗΔΟΥ[Ϲ] ΠΕΡΓΑ[Μ?]
Reverse design two lighted torches entwined by serpents; between, altar surmounted by jar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Reference Weisser 810, BMC 290
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 290, pl. XXIX.8 (rev.) Weisser 810, pl. 18