Coin of Faustina II from Caesarea Maritima

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Title

Coin of Faustina II from Caesarea Maritima

Description

A bronze coin (161-175 CE) depicting a draped bust of Faustina the younger on the obverse, and showing a male figure in a tang on the reverse.

Publisher

Image authors: Trustees of the British Museum, museum no. 1908,0110.1554

Date

Format

Bronze

Language

Numismatics Item Type Metadata

Metal

Bronze

Weight (g)

9.66g

Diameter (mm)

23mm

Province

Syria Palaestina

Era Used

161 – 175 CE

Obverse Type

Draped bust of Faustina the younger

Reverse Type

Male figure standing, wearing a toga and holding a patter over a thymiaterium and cornucopia

Obverse Legends

FAUSTINA AVGVSTA

Reverse Legends

COL PRIMA FL AVG CAESAREA

Name 1

Role 1

Selected Bibliography

Roman Provincial Coinage Online V. 4, no. 6321

Citation

“Coin of Faustina II from Caesarea Maritima,” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed July 23, 2024, https://www.wireproject.org/items/show/725.

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