Coin of Hadrianopolis with bust of Faustina II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–175


Mint: Thrace, Hadrianopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 6.20 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

64.148

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Faustina II to right, hair in bun behind.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Empress (or Hera) stands to left, holding sceptre-staff and patera over flaming altar.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

One of a group of coins purchased in Greece or Asia Minor in 1963 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III on behalf of MFA with funds approved in advance by the Trustees; accessioned March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour