Coin of Pionia with bust of Faustina II, struck under Rufus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 175–177


Mint: Asia: Troas, Pionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 13.16 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1982.390

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: Artemis standing on pedestal within tetrastyle temple.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1982: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1100, 1050 Seventeenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (List No. 2, February, 1982, no. 27); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 9, 1982

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour