Coin of Synaus with bust of Faustina II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 147–175


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Synaus

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 3.91 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.556

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Faustina I to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus Laodikeos standing left, with eagle on right hand, scepter in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1961: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (List 217, no. 32); purchased from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III; Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule Collection; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III