RPC IV.1, 5959 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5959 (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 ϹΕΒΑ[ϹΤΗ]
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Athena standing, left, feeding serpent from patera, holding spear; serpent entwined in olive-tree; between Athena and tree, owl standing on cippus, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rec 197
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: (Löbb) Rec 197, pl. LXXI.27
2 2     P: 899, worn
3 3     Ancient Treasures
4 4     ✸ Dix Noonan Webb 139, 15 Feb. 2017, lot 123