Coin of Koinon of Ionia with bust of Faustina I, struck under M. Claudius Fronto

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 141–144


Mint: Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 27.56 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1971.389

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: Hexastyle temple in which cuirassed emperor stands holding scepter in left hand, right hand outstretched.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1971: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; November 10, 1971: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour