RPC IV.3, 6288 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6288 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Syria
City Gaba
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Person (rev.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Dating c. 147–161
Obverse inscription ΑΥΡ ΟΥΗΡΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare head of Marcus Aurelius (short beard), right
Reverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒ ΓΑΒ
Reverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Reference Kindler, Geva 34, BMC 2 corr.
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 2, pl. XXXVII.9, obverse as 'Lucius Verus' Kindler, Geva 34
2 2     L: 1908-1-10-2439
3 3     D.R. Sear, Greek Imperial Coins and Their Values (London, 1982), 1696