It's Faustina II. The female figure is standing right and holding a scepter and another object -- I'm thinking a baby. I'm leaning toward...
Ancient coins. Here's a coin from antiquity and a listing from Mionnet's catalog in 1822:
Well, I think we can all agree it doesn't stand for "about uncirculated."
Very weird. I suspect it's genuine but defaced.
The Roman imperial period is full of father-son combos, but I'm going to limit myself to just a couple of "barracks emperors" so as to allow...
You sure that's not Aesculapius? He has a snake staff and everything.
Rare empress? How about Annia Faustina?
To keep this thread going, I'm going to cheat a little. It's not third century (it's fourth), but it's neither Gallic nor Claudius Gothicus:...
It is indeed 1162 (a), without the altar. The (b) variety is a veiled bust. Here's the listing in RIC3:
That coin is not represented in...
According to all the references I've consulted [BMCRE, RIC, Sear, Hill, Cohen, and Temeryazev and Makarenko (CRE)], and online sources, there...
Note: Sulzer, likely working with a worn, off-flan, or illegible reverse, mistakenly read "VICTRICI" for...
I was wondering the same thing.
Here you go:
Here's a nude dude and Mionnet's description of him "Figure nue" (nude figure):
And here's Jove...
Harpa on a tiny bronze:
Perseus, 179-168 BC
Greek AE 14.8 mm; 2.77 g
Obv: Macedonian shield; wheel-ornament in center.
The description of the reverse is:
Nude figure standing, holding in the right hand a palm, and in the left a wreath; in the field, E.
Look at what I found in Mionnet Suppl. 2 (Paris, 1822)!
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