RPC IV.3, 6454 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6454 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Judaea
City Gaza
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating 164–169
Obverse design draped busts of Faustina II (on right) and Lucilla (on left), facing each other
Reverse inscription ΗΚϹ ΓΑΖΑ (Ζ reversed)
Reverse design temple with two columns enclosing two statues: to left, Artemis standing, right, drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder, holding bow; to right, nude Marnas standing, left; between statues, Gaza-symbol (mem)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 100
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 100, pl. XVI.6 de Saulcy 225, no. 3
2 2     P: 201, authenicity doubtful: cast
3 3     B: 1933/230