RPC IV.1, 5960 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 5960 (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 [Φ]ΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Dionysus (youthful) standing, facing, placing hand on top of his head, holding long filleted thyrsus; to left at his feet, panther seated, left, placing forepaw on cantharus
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rec 198,
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B GM, no. 127 = Rec 198, pl. LXXI.28 (rev.)