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Coin of Cyzicus with bust of Faustina II

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Obverse: Draped bust of Faustina II to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Demeter (?), with long torch, riding to right in a biga. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III 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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 152–175

Mint

Cyzicus, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 9.70 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.537

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins