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Coin of Ancyra with bust of Faustina II

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Obverse: Draped bust of Faustina II to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Ephesian Artemis facing front. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


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

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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 147–175


Ancyra, Asia: Phrygia


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

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The Ancient World


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