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Coin of Tabala with bust of Faustina II

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Obverse: Draped bust of Faustina II to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Cybele enthroned left, phiale in right hand, left arm on tympanum. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 161–175

Mint

Tabala, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 7.85 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.1280

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins