Some of my ladies of Rome

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  1. ancient times

    ancient times Legatus Legionis

    Diva Faustina I, AR Denarius, Rome
    DIVA-FAVSTINA
    Draped bust right, hair elaborately waved in several loops around head, braided, drawn up and coiled on top
    AETER_NITAS
    Providentia (?), veiled, standing facing, head left, globe in right hand, veil in left and blowing out behind
    17mm , 3.00g
    RIC I, 351
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    Antonia, mother of Claudius. Died 37 AD. Æ Dupondius
    (10.2 gm).{ 27 mm}
    ANTONIA AVGVSTA, draped bust of Antonia right / TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P
    IMP, S-C across field, Claudius, togate, standing left, holding simpulum. RIC I 92
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    Galeria Valeria AE Follis. Alexandria (25mm 6.5g) GAL VAL-ERIA AVG, diademed draped bust right / VENERI VICTRICI, Venus standing facing with apple and raising drapery over shoulder, K in left field, G over P in right field, mintmark ALE. RIC VI 110; Sear 14607.
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    Otacilia Severa, AR antoninianus. Rome, AD 244-249. 22mm, 4.3 g. MARCIA OTACIL SEVERA AVG, diademed and draped bust right, on crescent / PVDICITIA AVG, Pudicitia, veiled, seated left, holding sceptre and drawing veil from her face. RIC 123c; RSC 53; Sear 9159.
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    Lucilla Denarius. 3.0g, 18mm LVCILLAE AVG ANTONINI AVG F, draped bust right / IVNONI LVCINAE. Juno standing left holding child in swaddling clothes. RIC 771
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    Thanks for looking, post more ladies later
     
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  3. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    Cool Female Rulers, @ancient times. Here are a few of mine...

    FAUSTINA I


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    RI Faustina Sr 138-140 CE after 146 CE DIVA AR Denarius m Antoninus Pius 17.4mm 3.2g Ceres torch fold RIC 362 RSC 104


    ANTONIA
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    RI ANTONIA Minor AVGVSTA d-Marc Antony w-Nero Claudius Drusus AE Dupondius 28mm 11.8g togate holding simpulum S-C


    GALERIA VALERIA

    RI Galeria Valeria AE23 Follis 308-310 CE Venus apple SMNGamma 5-42g RIC VI 57.JPG
    RI Galeria Valeria AE23 Follis 308-310 CE Venus apple SMNGamma 5-42g RIC VI 57


    OTACILLA SEVERA

    RI Otacilia Severa 244-249 CE w-Philip I AR Ant Pietas Augustae incense RIC IV 43.jpg
    RI Otacilia Severa 244-249 CE w-Philip I AR Ant Pietas Augustae incense RIC IV 43


    LUCILLA
    RI Lucilla AR denarius Juno seated  flower child in swaddling clothes Seaby 36.JPG
    RI Lucilla AR denarius Juno seated flower child in swaddling clothes Seaby 36
     
  4. ancient times

    ancient times Legatus Legionis

    A lot of Roman females has amazing coins!
     
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  5. Al Kowsky

    Al Kowsky Supporter! Supporter

    Ok, it looks like all the girls are out showing their stuff :p. Here's my favorite.
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  6. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    Some more of the Women of Rome:

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    RProv Domitia Lydia Philadelphia AE 16 Grape Bunch RPC 1336


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    RI Verina w Leo I AE2 20mm 457-475 Victory inscribing CHI RHO - RIC X 656 R3 RARE
    Ex: @Valentinian

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    RI Prv Thrace Deultum Tranquillina 241-244 CE Æ 22mm 6.6 g Hermes purse caduceus SNG Bulgaria 1504-8

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    RI Agrippina II 50-59 CE AE Diobol 22mm 8.7g Egypt Alexandria Bust of Euthenia w Corn Wreath in Hair RPC 5188
     
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  7. Spaniard

    Spaniard Well-Known Member

    Nice liitle ladies!....A small group of mine....
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  8. Sulla80

    Sulla80 one coin at a time Supporter

    A nice mix @ancient times! Here are four Plautilla's - sporting a variety of looks and hairdos. Hers is a sad story - see here for details.
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    Plautilla AD 202-205
    Rome Mint, 4 AR Denarii

    top left
    Obv: PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA, draped bust right
    Rev: PIETAS AVGG, Pietas standing right, holding sceptre and child
    top right
    Obv: PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA, draped bust right
    Rev: CONCORDIA AVGG, Concordia standing left, holding patera and sceptre
    bottom left
    Obv: PLAVTILLAE AVGVSTAE, draped bust right
    Rev: PROPAGO IMPERI, Caracalla clasping hands with Plautilla, both standing facing each other
    bottom right
    Obv: PLAVTILLA AVGVSTA, Draped bust right
    Rev: CONCORDIA AVGG, Concordia standing left, holding patera and scepter
     
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  9. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    ah, one for the ladies...i didn't start an empress sewing circle till i joined and was influenced by these fine peeps here at cointalk.:) ladies 001.JPG ladies reverse 001.JPG
     
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  10. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

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    LIVIA
    AE Dupondius
    OBVERSE: IVSTITIA, draped bust of Livia as Justitia right, wearing stephane
    REVERSE: IMP T CAES DIVI VESP F AVG REST, around large SC
    Restoration issue under Titus.
    Rome, AD 80-81
    9.9g, 27mm
    Cohen 9, RIC II 424 (Titus), BMC 289 (Titus), Komnick 15
    Modern stamp, 7 over 36 on obverse
     
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  11. Roman Collector

    Roman Collector Supporter! Supporter

    Who are we missing?

    Agrippina I:
    Agrippina Sr Sestertius.jpg

    Julia Titi:
    Julia Titi VENVS AVGUST denarius.jpg

    Plotina:
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    Marciana:
    Marciana CONSECRATIO denarius.jpg

    Matidia:
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    Faustina II:
    Faustina Jr MATRI MAGNAE Sestertius 2.jpg
    Crispina:
    Crispina IVNO LVCINAE As.jpg

    Manlia Scantilla:
    Manlia Scantilla IVNO REGINA sestertius.jpg

    Didia Clara:
    Didia Clara HILAR TEMPOR sestertius.jpg
     
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  12. octavius

    octavius Well-Known Member

    Agrippina - mother and daughters....(and son).

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  13. Shea19

    Shea19 Supporter! Supporter

    Here’s another Helena...I think I see at least one of hers posted above.
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    Helena, mother of Constantine, Treveri circa 326, AE Follis (19mm, 2.25g), Diademed and draped bust of Helena right, Rev. Securitas standing facing, head l., holding branch, RIC 481
    From the Cardinal Meisner (1933-2017) Collection.
     
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  14. gogili1977

    gogili1977 Well-Known Member

    Aelia Flaccilla (379-386/8)
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  15. Marsman

    Marsman Well-Known Member

    The unfortunate Poppaea.....

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    Nero, with Poppaea. Tetradrachm.
    EGYPT, Alexandria.
    25 mm, 12,87g.
    Obv. Radiate head of Nero right.
    Rev. Draped bust of Poppaea Sabina right; date in right field.
     
  16. Marsman

    Marsman Well-Known Member

    The unfaithful Messalina....

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    Claudius & Valeria Messalina, Tetradrachm
    Struck at Alexandria in Egypt in regnal year 1 (A.D. 41/2).
    Obv: TI KΛAΩΔI KAIΣ ΣEBA ΓEPMANI AYTOKP, laureate head of Claudius right,
    Rev: MEΣΣAΛI-NA KAIΣ ΣEBAΣ, Messalina standing facing, head left, leaning on draped column,
    holding figures of two children (Octavia and Britannicus) in extended right hand and cradling two grain ears in left arm.
    13.21gm.
    RPC I 5113.
     
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  17. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    AELIA EUDOXIA

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    RI Aelia Eudoxia wife of Arcadius 395-401 CE AE3 2.83g 17mm crowned by hand of God Enthroned Constan mint RIC 79


    OCTAVIA - Wife of Nero
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    RImp Octavia Augusta AE 27 7.6g 54-62 CE m Nero Thrace Perinthus Hera Samos RPC 1755
     
  18. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    MAGNIA URBICA

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    RI Magnia Urbica 285 CE silvered Ant AE 23mm 3.4g cresent - Venus helmet scepter shield RIC 343 R


    AQUILIA SEVERA

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    RI Julia Aquilia Severa 220-222 CE AE 4th Wife Elagabalus
     
  19. Numisnewbiest

    Numisnewbiest Well-Known Member

    The only two I've ever owned:

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  20. thejewk

    thejewk Well-Known Member

    Faustina II Aug.jpg

    Faustina the younger, under Antoninus Pius.

    My only lady so far, and I've shared it ad nausium so apologies.
     
  21. Justin Lee

    Justin Lee I learn by doing Supporter

    Looks like we're still missing Fausta:
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    Fausta Augusta, Struck 326-328 AD
    AE2, Thessalonica Mint

    Obverse: FLAV MAX – FAVSTA AVG, bust of Fausta, waved hair, mantled, right.
    Reverse: SPES REIP-VBLICAE, Empress, veiled, draped, standing front, head left, holding two children in her arms.
    Exergue: SMTSA
    References: RIC VII 161


    And here are some of my favorite ladies' coins:
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