RPC IV.3, 6487 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6487 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Ma´nu VIII Philoromaios
Dating 167-179, probably 167-169
Obverse inscription ΦΑVϹΤΙΝΑ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, r.
Reverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐVϹ ΜΑΝΝΟϹ ΦΙΛοΡ (Αs shaped as Λs)
Reverse design veiled(?) Juno/Demeter standing, l., holding patera over peacock and long sceptre
Metal Silver
Average diameter 16 mm
Average weight 2.17 g
Axis 6
Reference BMC 6
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 6, pl. XIII.11 E. Babelon, Mélanges Numismatiques II (1893), 234, no. 6, pl. III.6 (drawing) = Walker 3401: AR: 73.00