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Coin of Synaus with bust of Faustina II

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Obverse: Draped bust of Faustina I to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Zeus Laodikeos standing left, with eagle on right hand, scepter in left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1961: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (List 217, no. 32); purchased from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III; Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule 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. 147–175

Mint

Synaus, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 3.91 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.556

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins