RPC IV.3, 6500 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6500 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Carrhae
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating after 164
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ (Αs shaped as Λs)
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΥΠΕΡ ΝΙΚΗϹ ΤΩΝ ΚΥΡΙΩΝ
Reverse design Venus standing, left, holding apple and long sceptre
Metal silver
Average diameter 17 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 7
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 7, pl. XIX.11 Walker 3395: AR: 79.00
2 2     NumCirc 111/2 (April 2003), RM1316