RPC IV.2, 8475 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 8475 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Pergamum
Region Lesbus
City Mytilene
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors: without personal name but contemporary with coins of Pom(peius) Tryphonianos, strategos
Dating c. 161–163, perhaps AD 163
Obverse inscription ΦΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹ[Ϲ?]ΤΗ(sic)
Obverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Reverse inscription ΥΤΙΛΗΝΑΙ?]ΩΝ (ΩΝ retrograde)
Reverse design temple with two columns enclosing statue of Hera seated, facing, wearing kalathos
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Axis 6, 12
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: (Fox)
2 2     ✸ V: GR 27335/137, under 'Uncertain'
3 3     NY: 1944.100.46109, under 'Ephesus' L.B. Trell, Bluma, The Temple of Artemis at Ephesos (New York, 1945) [ = NM 107], no. 4, under 'Ephesus'