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

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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. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 141–144


Asia: Ionia


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

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins