Saturday, March 2, 2013

Ancient Roman Coin: Faustina Senior, Cybele


  • Faustina Senior
  • Rome Mint
  • Roman Imperial
  • AS, green patina
  • Circa 141-150
  • Obv: Faustina Senior, draped bust right. 
  • DIVA FAVSTINA
  • Rev: Cybele, wearing polos, seated left, holding drum and branch
  • AVGVSTA SC
  • Ref: Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum (BMC 1518 type), not published as an AS, but Sestertius, page 243
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