RPC IV.2, 385 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 385 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Magistrate Pom(peius) Tryphonianos (strategos)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–163, perhaps AD 163
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ϹΤΡΑ ΠοΜ ΤΡΥΦ[ΩΝΙΑ]ΝΟΥ ΜΥΤΙΛ
Reverse design Artemis standing in biga drawn by galloping stags, right, drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder, holding bow
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Reference BMC 203
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 203 H.P. Borrell, NC 1845, 59, no. 16