RPC IV.1, 4846 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 4846 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Prusias ad Hypium
Reign Uncertain
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Reign of Antoninus Pius or Marcus Aurelius
Obverse inscription ΑΝΝΕΑ ΦΑΥSΤΙΝΑ(sic)
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΠΡΟΥϹΙΕΩΝ ΠΡΟϹ ΥΠΙΩ
Reverse design nude Dionysus advancing, left, carrying bunch of grapes in raised right hand, holding a second bunch of grapes and nebris in lowered left hand; at his feet, panther(?) walking, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 22 corr.
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1582 Rec 22, pl. CIV.7, obverse as 'Faustina I'