RPC IV.2, 694 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 694 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Cyzicus
Region Mysia
City Cyzicus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Faustina II: »Kyzikos« (Group 1)
Dating c. 169-175, perhaps until AD 176
Obverse inscription ΦΑVϹΤƐΙΝΑ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΗ
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, r.
Reverse inscription ΚVΖΙΚΗ(ΝΩΝ) ΝƐΟΚΟ
Reverse design Demeter standing in galloping biga, r., holding torch in each hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 7, 9
Reference BMC 225
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 225
2 2     V: GR 33840 J. Hirsch 21 (16/11/1908), coll. Consul Weber, 2420, not illustrated
3 3     NY: 1944.100.42834
4 4     Roma Numismatics Electronic Sale 39 (26/08/2017), 445
5 5     CNG Electronic Auction 155 (03/01/2007), 245