Coin of Ancyra with bust of Faustina II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 147–175

Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Ancyra


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.32 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Obverse: Draped bust of Faustina II to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Ephesian Artemis facing front.
Inscription in Greek.


Said to be Lord Grantley collection, lot 2315; by date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining and Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction 12 of the R. Cyril Lockett Collection, Feb. 21-23, 1961, lot 3058); purchased at the Lockett auction by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

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