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Coin of Pionia with bust of Faustina II, struck under Rufus

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Obverse: Draped bust of Faustina II to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Artemis standing on pedestal within tetrastyle temple. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1982: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1100, 1050 Seventeenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (List No. 2, February, 1982, no. 27); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 9, 1982

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 175–177

Mint

Pionia, Asia: Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 13.16 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1982.390

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins