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Medallion with bust of Diva Faustina I, struck under Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Veiled and draped bust of Faustina I to left. DIVAAVGVSTA FAVSTINA Reverse: Claudia Quinta and her associates pulling a ship with a cult image of Cybele toward the shore. The medallion has been pierced from the bottom into the reverse at about the position of 6 o'clock. This was...

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Provenance

By February 2002: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd, P.O. Box 3759, Frederick, MD 21705 (said by him to have been purchased in the trade); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., March 20, 2002

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 141–161

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 40.5 mm. Weight: 48.88 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

2002.34

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions