RPC IV.1, 5530 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5530 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Uncertain
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Reign of Antoninus Pius or Marcus Aurelius
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design nude Heracles (bearded) reclining, left, on lion walking, right; Heracles holding club and playing with small Eros
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Rec 200
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 900 Rec 200, pl. LXXII.1
2 2     P: Duplicates, pierced twice, 9.57g
3 3     L: 1893-1-4-3 (gift of Waddington)
4 4     N
5 5     F. Jarman coll.