RPC IV.3, 8676 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 8676 (temporary)
Province Syria Palaestina
Region Judaea
City Aelia Capitolina
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Faustina II (Augusta)
Issue Marcus Aurelius, before
Dating 176
Obverse inscription IMP CAES AVR ANT AVG (all As shaped as Λ) (?)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right
Reverse inscription FAVSTINA AVGVST(A) C A C (all As shaped as Λ)
Reverse design draped bust of Faustina II, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6
Reference Meshorer, Aelia Capitolina
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 355, under 'Cremna in Pisidia' SNG 1485, reverse legend with FAVSTENA(sic)
2 2     B: 1923/52 (gift of Meyerhof), reverse legend with FAVSTENA(sic)
3 3     ✸ L: 1936-10-13-8
4 4     Naville Numismatics 38 (11/03/2018), 313, ex coll. E.E. Clain-Stefanelli