Coin of Faustina Iunior from Nysa-Scythopolis (SCY0102)

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Title

Coin of Faustina Iunior from Nysa-Scythopolis (SCY0102)

Description

Local bronze coin of Faustina Iunior, wife of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, from Nysa-Scythopolis

Publisher

Spijkerman 1978:190-191, no.11.

Format

Bronze

Language

Identifier

SCY0102

Numismatics Item Type Metadata

Metal

Bronze

Weight (g)

7.27-7.77g

Province

Palaestina

Region

Decapolis

Obverse Type

Draped bust of Faustina, facing right

Reverse Type

Draped bust of Tyche, wearing turreted crown, facing left

Obverse Legends

ΦAVCT CEBACTH (Faustina Sebaste)

Reverse Legends

NVCACKO ICVPIAC (Nysa Scythopolis [in/of] Coele Syria)

Type Notes

A similar obverse type is found on other coins of Faustina Iunior from Nysa-Scythopolis (Scy0101), and on other coins of the empress in the region (eg. Abl0101-0103; Hip0101-0102).

Name 1

Role 1

Selected Bibliography

Spijkerman, A. 1978. The Coins of the Decapolis and Provincia Arabia. Jerusalem: Franciscan Press. (pp.190-191, no.11).

Roman Provincial Coinage Online IV no.6469 (temporary #) [http://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/4/6469/]

Citation

“Coin of Faustina Iunior from Nysa-Scythopolis (SCY0102),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed March 4, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/65.

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