RPC IV.1, 3899 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3899 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Augusta Traiana
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Dating 161–176
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II (wearing stephane), right
Reverse inscription ΑΥΓΟΥϹΤΗϹ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΗϹ
Reverse design Artemis advancing, left, holding bow, drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder; to left, dog walking, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 7
Reference Schönert-Geiss, MATT 39–42 and 64, BMC ('Traianopolis') 1$
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Plovdiv, National Museum 708 = Schönert-Geiss, MATT 39, pl. 3 (V16), cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin, obverse with stephane, found at Plovdiv
2 2     NY: 1944.100.15570 Schönert-Geiss, MATT 40, pl. 3 (V17), pl. 4 (R36), obverse without stephane
3 3     L: BMC 1, in BMC under 'Traianopolis', obverse with stephane
4 4     SNG Evelpidis 1033
5 5     Sofia: 10597/891B, obverse without stephane, cast at the Griechisches Münzwerk, Berlin