Who's that girl?

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  1. Alegandron

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

    I think you meant “You and me THREE.”
     
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  3. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member

    ...(rwo rim hits and symbol)...badoom tish!..:D
     
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  4. Sulla80

    Sulla80 one coin at a time Supporter

    I guess I did a good job of burying the lead. Here's my take:
    RPC 10735

    My Turkish is pretty rusty, but it appears to be the same as #54 from this paper:
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    Lucilla, wife of Lucius Verus, Pamphylia, Aspendus, c. 163-169, perhaps later, AE, (4.48g 19mm)
    Obv: ΛοVΚΙΛΛΑ ϹƐΒΑϹΤΗ, draped bust of Lucilla, right, border of dots
    Rev: ΑϹΠƐΝΔΙⲰΝ, two statues of Aphroditai Kastnietides in double aedicula, border of dots
     
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  5. Ryro

    Ryro You'll never be lovelier than you are now... Supporter

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    Why didn't I see this one!?
    I checked over RPC (thanks for this amazing resource, btw) and I was fixated on that one, seemingly ridiculously, identified as Fulvia, and that Maesa:confused:
    I LOVE Lucilla! How neat:smuggrin:
    And Aphrodite with a bunch of boobs... yes please :D
    What a fun find. The dies even look similar:artist:
    Thanks a TON @Sulla80!:singing::)
     
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  6. Severus Alexander

    Severus Alexander Blame my mother. Supporter

    Bingo!! Well done @Sulla80!

    That paper also has the Naumann coin in it, attributed to Plautilla. Her name was Fulvia Plautilla.
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  7. Severus Alexander

    Severus Alexander Blame my mother. Supporter

    Is see that RPC doesn't say "Aphrodite" or any variation as part of the reverse description. Instead it says "two veiled archaic cult statues." That's why I (we?) couldn't find it. I searched for Aspendus with "Aphr*" as the search string for the reverse description.
     
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  8. zumbly

    zumbly Ha'ina 'ia mai ana ka puana Supporter

    Bravo @Sulla80!

    I was just totally thrown off by the whole boob/testicle thing... which I'm still seeing on Ryro's coin, btw. :bag:
     
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