Confirming the attribution to Annia Faustina
Lot 2941
CAPPADOCIA. Caesaraea-Eusebia. Annia Faustina, Augusta, 221. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 28 mm, 12.51 g, 12 h), RY 5 = 221/2. ANNIA ΦAYCTINA CE Diademed and draped bust of Annia Faustina set to right on crescent. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟΠO ΚΑΙСΑΡI Mount Argaios set upon altar inscribed ЄT Є; on summit, star. Henseler 729 corr. (obverse legend). RPC VI online 6725 corr. (obverse legend). Extremely rare, the finest of now just six known examples. Some deposits, otherwise, very fine.


This coin confirms, for the first time, the reading of the obverse legend and the date, thus confirming the attribution of this issue to Annia Faustina (see the note in RPC VII online 6725: 'confirmation would be welcome').
Starting price:
100 CHF
Hammer price:
1400 CHF
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Closing time: 23-May-21, 19:39:30 CEST
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