As (?) with bust of Crispina, struck under Commodus

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 180–182


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 11.71 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

68.491

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: bust of Crispina, draped, to right.
CRISPINA AVGVSTA
Reverse: Juno stands, head left, holding scepter in left hand, patera in right.
IVNOL VCINA in field: S C

Provenance

By date unknown: Sir Charles Oman Collection; by 1968: with Christie, Manson & Woods, 8 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1 (Christie's auction of the Oman collection, July 2, 1968, lot 195, partial); purchased on behalf of MFA at Christie's auction by A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour