RPC IV.3, 6339 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6339 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Samaria
City Neapolis
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Dating c. 147–161
Obverse inscription [ΦΑΥ]ϹΤΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹ [ΕΥϹΕ ϹΕΒΑ?] ΘΥΓΑ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΦΛ ΝΕΑϹ[ ] ϹΥΡ ΠΑΛΑΙϹΤΙΝΗ ΕΤ ΠΗ
Reverse design Tyche standing, left, wearing lotus, holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 55
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 55 de Saulcy 254, no. 9
2 2     Frank Sternberg 34 (22/10/1998), 241, pl. XVI