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Coin of Gaza with busts of Faustina II and Annia Lucilla

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Obverse: Draped busts of Faustina II on the right and Annia Lucilla on the left confronted. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Artemis, huntress, standing right, holding bow in left hand and drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder with right. Inscription in Greek.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 168–169

Mint

Gaza, Judaea (Syria Palestina)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2204.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 17.47 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

34.1418

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins