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Women Of Rome - Bronzes

 
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 Posted 05/03/2021  08:38 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Ruger9a to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I just wanted to post some of my collection of the Women of Rome - in bronze.

The first is an AE Dupondius of Antonia who was the daughter of Mark Antony and Octavia. This coin was struck under Claudius in the year 50-54AD.

Obv: ANTONIA AVGVSTA, Draped bust right.
Rev: TICLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG PM TR P IMP PP, Claudius standing togate left holding a simpulum. S/C across fields.
Diameter: 29.5mm
Weight: 10.7 grams

Ref: RIC 104, Sear 1903, Cohen 6.




Anyone wanted to display their collection as well is welcomed.
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05/03/2021 08:42 am
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The next coin is Aelia Flaccilla who was the wife of Theodosius I. This coin is very small and is classified as an AE4.

Obv: AELFLAC-CILLAAVG, Draped bust right with elaborate headdress, necklace and mantle .
Rev: SALVS REI-PVBLICAE, Victory seated right writing chi-rho on shield set on narrow column.
Mint: Heraclea.
Date: 378-383 AD
Diameter: AE13mm
Weight: 1.1 Grams
Ref: RIC IX Heraclea 17; Sear 20625.

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The next coin is of Crispina who was one of the wives of Commodus. It's an Dupontius.

Obv: CRISPINAAVGVSTA, Draped bust right.
Rev: IVNOLVCINA. Juno standing left holding patera and
scepter. S-C across fields.

Mint: Rome
Date: 178-192

Ref: RIC 680 (Commodus), Sear 6018, Cohen 24


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The next coin is Fausta and this coin is a AE3.

ObV: AFLAV MAX-FAVSTA AVG, Wavy hairdo, draped bust right with pearl necklace.
Rev: SPES REIP-VBLICAE, Spes standing left holding Constantine II and Constantius II in her arms.

Mintmark: SMHA.
Mint: Heraclea
Date: 325-326 AD
Ref: RIC VII Heraclea 80; Sear 16572.



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Interesting set. And the Fausta is outstanding. Thanks for sharing.
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The next coin is a Faustina Senior who was married to Antonius Pius. She passed away in 141AD.

AE Dupondius
Obv: DIVA FAUSTINA, Draped bust right.
Rev: AVGVSTA, Vesta standing left holding a palladium and long torch. S-C acress fields.

Dimension: 28mm
Weight: 12.7 grams






The next coin is Faustina Junior who was the wife of Marcus Aurelius.

Sestertius
ObV: FAUSTINA AVGVSTA, Draped bust right.
Rev: DIANA LVCIF, Diana standing left holding a long torch in both hands.

Dimension: 32mm
Weight: 21.6 grams
Ref: RIC 1629, Cohen 86, Sear 5293





The next coin is Galeria Valeria who was the daughter of Diocletian and the 2nd wife of Galerius.

AE Follis

Obv: GAL VALERIA AVG, Diademed & draped bust right.
Rev: VENERI VICTRICI, Venus standing left holding an apple. A left, * right in fields. MKV in ex.
Mint: Cyzicus
Minted: 309-310AD

Dimension: 27mm
Weight: 5.4 grams
Ref: RIC 58




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Good updates.

Since you clearly enjoy this collecting focus, curious if you checked out EFLargeCents' and Lrbguy's "Women of Rome" threads. Lrbguy was kind enough to index them in the stickies section - in the "Index - Women of Rome Coinage (List Project)" thread.
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The next coin is Helena. It's a very small coin at about 13mm.

AE3

Obv: FLIVLHELENAEAVG, bust right wearing an ornamental mantle and necklace, hair is elaborately dressed, broad hairband.

Rev: PAXPVBLICA dot, Pax standing left holding a branch and transverse scepter. Mintmark CONSE.

Ref: RIC VIII 34





The next coin is Herennia Etruscilla an is a "sestertius"

Sestertius

Obv: HERETRVSCILLAAVG, draped bust right in staphane.

Rev: PMSCOLVIM, Provincial Moesia standing facing left between a bull and lion.

EX: ANXII

Provincial: Viminacium

Ref: BMC 32, Moushmov 48





And the last coin for today is Julia Domna.

Sestertius

Obv: IOYAIACEBACTH, draped bust right.

Rev: ERIIKAKARIITONOCAPX0A0IAAAEA0EONNEOKOPON, agnoatic table surmounted by two pusces between two prized urns, each containing a palm branch, beneath the table a vace containing two palm branches with an aspergillum to the left and right.

Provincial: Phildelphia, Lydia.

Ref: BMC 79-80, Mionnet IV 579




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@Bob L, no... I was not aware of an existing post or I would have just contributed to it......... I will check it out!
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Julia Mamaea
Obv: IVLIAMAMAEAAVGVSTA, diademed and draped bust right.
Rev: FELICITASPVBLICA, Felicitas seated left holding caduceus and cornucopia, S-C across fields.
Dimension: 26mm
Weight: 11.2 grams
Ref: RIC 679, BMC 661

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Lucilla was the wife of Lucius Verus.
Sestertius
Obv: LVCILLAAVGVSTA, draped bust right.
Rev: HILARITAS, Hilaritas standing left holding a cornucopia in left hand, palm branch in right. S-C across fields.
Diameter: 29.5mm
Weight: 23.3 grams
Mint: Rome
Ref: RIC 1742, Sear 1578, BMC 1147



Otacilla Severa

Sestertius
Obv: MOTAESEVERA, draped bust right.
Rev: COLDMASMETRO, wreath surrounding "CCBA over MTA"
EX: Lazy 6
Diameter: 29mm
Weight: 16.0 grams
Provincial: Damascus, Syria (Cecle)



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The next Lady of Rome is Plautilla.

Provincial: Mantinea, Arkadia
Obv: 0OYABIARIAAYTIAAACE, draped bust right.
Rev: MANTINEON, Artemis Phosphoros standing right holding a torch in each hand.
Dimensions: 22mm
Weight: 5.1 grams
Ref: Mionnet Supp IV 53, Imhoof Pausanias 2d BCD 1507





The next coin is Salonina.

Provincial: Damascus, Syria
Obv: CORNESANIONAAVG, diademed, draped bust right set on crescent.
Rev: COLAAMASMETRO, Agonistic crown set on table with three lion footed legs.
Dimension: 21mm
Weight: 7.1 grams
Ref: Rosenberger 63, Damascus SGI 4691







The next coin is Severina.

AE Antoninianus
Obv: SEVERINAAVG, diademed and draped bust right resting on crescent.
Rev: CONCORDIAAVGG, Aurelian and Severina standing facing each other clasping right hands.
Mint: Rome, 275 AD
Dimension: 22mm
Weight: 3.9 grams





The next coin is Theodora.
AE4
Obv: FLMAXTHEODORAEAVG, diademed and draped bust right.
Rev: PIETASROMANA, Pietas standing right holding child in her arms.
Dimension: 16mm
Weight: 1.5 grams



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The last coin is Tranquillia but I haven't found any data to properly attribute the coin.

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