Coin of Amastris with bust of Faustina II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 147–175


Mint: Paphlagonia, Amastris

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 6.78 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.514

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Faustina II to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Dikaiosyne, standing, looking left, holds scales in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, von Aulock, no. 166); by 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour