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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)

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

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins