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Maker/s

Marcus Aurelius (161-80) inferred (ruler)

Faustina II struck in the name of (ruler)

Alexandria (mint)

Category

coin

Name

drachm (denomination)

Roman Provincial (Series)

Egypt (subseries)

Alexandria (subsubseries)

Material/s

copper alloy

Dimensions

weight: (object): 21.37 g
die axis: (object): 325 degrees
image(width): 32.33 mm
image(height): 32.08 mm

Date

148 to 149

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. design
    Position: obverse
    Content: PHAVSTINA SEB / EVSEB SEB THVGA
    Description: Bust of Faustina right
  2. design
    Position: reverse
    Description: Isis Pharia advancing right with filled sail and sistrum, Pharos at right in one square and two rounded stories, topped with statue of Zeus Soter flanked by tritons blowing into conches, issue mark around

Production Notes

Issue mark DODEKATO

Production Place

Alexandria (mint) (place)

Catalogue ref/s

Alexandria 1338
Mattingly, Harold B.
(1923-50) Coins of the Roman empire in the British Museum, vols 1-5 , London?

cf. 2010

Accession Number

CM.G.9-R (Coins and Medals)
(Reference Number: 166438; Input Date: 2008-12-05 / Last Edit: 2008-12-05)

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