RPC IV.3, 6701 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 6701 (temporary)
Province Arabia
Region Arabia
City Bostra
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Faustina I (Diva)
Obverse inscription ΘΕΑ ΦΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ
Obverse design veiled and draped bust of the deified Faustina I, right
Reverse inscription ΤΥΧΗ ΝΕΑ(Ϲ) ΤΡΑΙΑΝΗ ΒΟϹΤΡΑ
Reverse design turreted Tyche standing, facing, (head, left), holding spear, holding ears of barely (or resting left hand on hip), resting foot on swimming river-god
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Kindler, Bostra 8(2), Spijkerman 11(1), BMC 6
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 75 de Saulcy 3, pl. XXI = Kindler, Bostra 8(2)b, pl. I (on l., drawing)
2 2     Tel Aviv Kindler, Bostra 8(2)b, pl. I, in middle
3 3     ✸ L: BMC 6, pl. III.10 Kindler, Bostra 8(2)b, pl. I (on r.)
4 4     J-SBF Spijkerman 11(1), pl. 12, on l.