RPC IV.3, 5305 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 5305 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Pontus
City Amasea
Reign Uncertain
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Reign of Antoninus Pius or Marcus Aurelius
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤƐΙΝΑ ϹƐΒΑϹ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, r.; to r., crescent
Reverse inscription ΑΜΑ Τ ΜΗ Κ ΠΡ[Ω Τ]ΟΥ ΠΟΝΤ ƐΤ ΡΞΘ
Reverse design river-god (Iris) seated, l., resting r. hand on prow, holding long reed, resting l. arm on rock
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6
Reference Rec 22
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 95 Rec 22, pl. IV.18, obverse slightly double struck, struck on too large a flan
2 2     Peus 366 (25/10/2000), coll. Marcel Burstein, 485, pl. 23
3 3     Private coll. C.S. Okray 81 = M. Arslan and C. Lightfoot (eds), Greek Coin Hoards in Turkey (Ankyra, 1999), no. 850
4 4     V-ON Leypold I, no. 7, on reverse, era as year '165'
5 5     Münzen & Medaillen Deutschland 13 (09/10/2003), coll. J.-P. Righetti, 213