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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.176.465
People
Fausta, Roman (307 - 326)
Title
Follis (AE3) of Fausta, Ticinum
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
326
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Ticinum (North Italy)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Late
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/178610
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
2.92 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
follis
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: FLAV MAX - FAVSTA AVG
  • Reverse Inscription: SPES REI-PVBLICAE
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC VII, 203, p. 387
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The George Davis Chase Collection of Roman Coins, Gift of George Davis Chase, Professor of Classics and Dean of Graduate Study at the University of Maine
Accession Year
1942
Object Number
1942.176.465
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bust r.; clockwise from lower left, FLAV[IA] MAX[IMA] FAVSTA AVG[VSTA]
Rev.: Spes standing l.; clockwise from lower left, SPES REI PVBLICAE (Hope of the State); in exergue, P U T (workshop 1, control mark, mint of Ticinum)
Publication History

Ioli Kalavrezou, Byzantine Women and Their World, exh. cat., Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2003)

Exhibition History

Byzantine Women and Their World, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/25/2002 - 04/28/2003

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