Bronze coin of Faustina Iunior from Gadara (GAD0101)

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Title

Bronze coin of Faustina Iunior from Gadara (GAD0101)

Description

Local bronze coin of Faustina Iunior, wife of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, from Gadara (161/162 CE)

Source

Date

Format

Bronze

Language

Identifier

GAD0101

Numismatics Item Type Metadata

Metal

Bronze

Weight (g)

5.87-9.37g

Diameter (mm)

19-20mm

Province

Arabia

Region

Decapolis

Era Used

Local era (63/64 BCE)

Obverse Type

Draped bust of Faustina, facing right

Reverse Type

Draped bust of Zeus facing right, wearing diadem

Obverse Legends

ΦΑVCTINA CEBACTH (Faustina Sebaste)

Reverse Legends

ΓΑΔΑΡΕ WN EKC (of [the people of] Gadara; date=225)

Name 1

Role 1

Selected Bibliography

Spijkerman, A. 1978. The Coins of the Decapolis and Provincia Arabia. Jerusalem: Franciscan Press. (pp.140-141, no.49).

Meshorer, Y., G. Bijovsky, and W.Fischer-Bossert. 2013. Coins of the Holy Land: The Abraham and Marian Sofaer Collection at the American Numismatic Society and the Israel Museum (Volume 1), New York: The American Numismatic Society. (pp.165-166, nos.44-45)

Citation

“Bronze coin of Faustina Iunior from Gadara (GAD0101),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed March 4, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/58.

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