RPC IV.2, 952 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 952 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Uncertain
City Koinon of the Thirteen Cities
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Faustina I (Diva)
Magistrate M. Cl. Fronton (asiarch (of the Koinon of Asia) and archiereus of the Koinon of the Thirteen Cities )
Dating c. 140-144
Obverse inscription ΘƐΑ ΦΑVϹΤƐΙΝΑ
Obverse design draped bust of the deified Faustina I, r.
Reverse inscription ΚοΙΝΟΝ (ΠΡΟ) ΚΛ ΦΡΟΝΤΩΝΟϹ ΑϹΙΑΡΧΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΑΡΧΙƐ(ΡƐΩϹ) ΓΙ ΠοΛƐΩΝ
Reverse design temple with six columns enclosing statue of emperor standing, l., wearing military dress, holding uncertain object (small Nike?) and long sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 25.84 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Gillespie —
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1979-1-1-1975 vA 7814
2     MMAG 41 (18/06/1970), 379, pl. 21
3     Yale: ex PRF MünzZentrum 101 (15/12/1999), 233, obverse legend heavily tooled
4     SNG Tatış I, no. 1
5     Çanakkale: Inv. 197 SNG Turkey 3.I, no. 650, worn