RPC IV.2, 40 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 40 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Aphrodisias
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Magistrate Tiberius Claudius Zelos (hiereus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 161–169
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription Τ Κ ΖΗΛΟϹ ΑΝΕΘΗΚΕ ΑΦΡΟΔΕΙϹΙΕΩΝ (Ζ reversed)
Reverse design in centre, cult statue of Aphrodite of Aphrodisias standing, right, wearing kalathos; to left, priestess seated, right; to right, fountain(?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 7
Reference MacDonald type 64 (O126, R209), BMC 108, KM 116, no. 18
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 108
2 2     B: Coll. Imhoof-Blumer KM 116, no. 18, pl. IV.18 (rev.) = MacDonald type 64, pl. VIII (R209)