, Augusta 128 - c. 136 A.D., Wife of
Pudicitia, modesty and chastity, was for Romans the highest regarded female virtue. For an unmarried girl, pudicitia meant virginity. For a wife, it meant faithfulness and devotion to her husband. Romans loved the story of , an ultimate example of Roman pudicitia. When the emperor ordered her husband Paetus to end his own life, he hesitated. took his dagger and stabbed herself to set an example, saying, "Paetus, it doesn't hurt."SH73695. Bronze , 1032(c) (S), 32, 61, 1877 var. (diadem vice ), 3937, aVF, excellent portrait, , green , marks and scratches, some corrosion, 23.691 g, maximum 33.1 mm, 180o, mint, c. 135 A.D.; HADRIANI , draped right, wearing of grain, hair in long plait falling down back of neck and above in front; , Pudicitia seated left on high-backed throne, veiled and draped, feet on footstool, right hand on breast (raising to lips), left hand in lap, S C ( ) in ; old anonymous dealer or collector tag in Italian; ; $600.00 (€534.00)
, August 138 - 7 March 161 A.D.
In 146, received the imperium proconsular and the Younger was given the title Augusta.SH73156. , 1669, 767a, 974, 320, 709, 4168, VF, nice green , nice portrait, light scratches, , 22.051 g, maximum 31.5 mm, 0o, mint, c. 146 A.D.; ANTONINVS AVG - P P TR P, laureate right; Antoninus in slow left, eagle-tipped in left, reins in right, / S C in two lines in ; $540.00 (€480.60)
and , 139 A.D.
In 139, was betrothed to Antoninus Pius' daughter the Younger and was made . In 140, and were the two Roman Consuls. This was the third consulship for and the first consulship for . The indicates that had already been selected for his first consulship but that it had not yet begun - dating the coin to December 139 A.D.
RS84670. Silver , 411b (S); p. 190, 4; 126; 65, 4522, VF, , portrait of young , some scratches, edge cracks, 3.006 g, maximum 17.9 mm, 180o, mint, 27 Oct - 31 Dec 139 A.D.; ANTONINVS AVG P P, laureate and bearded of right; AVRELIVS AVG , young beardless of left; ; $400.00 (€356.00)
, August 138 - 7 March 161 A.D.
personifies clemency, lenity, grace, or favor. on Roman coins advertises either some permission given, some privilege bestowed, or some tribute remitted.RB84936. , 914, 454, 1091, 1939, 4183 var. (date), Nice VF, attractive coin, some tiny pitting, 23.315 g, maximum 32.3 mm, 0o, mint, 153 - 154 A.D.; ANTONINVS AVG P P TR P XVII ( , emperor, father of the country, tribune of the people 17 years), laureate right; (clemency of the emperor, consul 4 times), seated left, extending right hand, in left, S C ( ) in ; $400.00 (€356.00)
, 7 March 161 - 17 March 180 A.D.
In 143, municipal doctors were designated across the Roman Empire.
SH85481. Silver , 424a, 451, (A. Pius) 277, 4786, gVF, and struck, attractive rose , die wear, strong flow lines, edge splits, 3.099 g, maximum 18.8 mm, 0o, mint, as , 140 - 144 A.D.; AVRELIVS AVG COS, right; (to the piety of the Emperor), implements of the augurate and pontificate: (knife), ( ), ewer (jug), (augural staff), and (ladle); $400.00 (€356.00)
, Augusta 146 - Winter 175/176 A.D., Wife of
In Roman religion, was the goddess of agreement, understanding, and marital harmony. The cult of Augusta ("Majestic Harmony") was of special importance to the imperial household. She is usually depicted wearing a long cloak and holding a (sacrificial ), a (symbol of prosperity), or a (symbol of peace).RB26685. , AP1368, AP2198, 50, 22, 4710, VF, 19.689 g, maximum 31.5 mm, 0o, mint, struck under , 157 - 161 A.D.; FAVSTINA , draped right, hair wavy and drawn back into at back; (daughter of the pius emperor), standing left, in extended right, in left hand, across below center; $360.00 (€320.40)
Roman , Nov 130 - c. 138 A.D.
Both the and types on this are published but the combination does not appear to be published. Nor did we find another example online. According to , lead tesserae served as local small change in during the first to the third century A.D.
Euthenia is the Greek personification of abundance or plenty. To the Romans she was . Her attributes are grain and the . On Roman coins of she often appears to be the spouse of the Nile; yet, in the Egyptian Euthenia did not exist and the Nile had no consort.RX90574. Lead , Unpublished; cf. 6444 and 3584 (for ) and 6493 and 3575 (for ), VF , 5.107 g, maximum 22.5 mm, 270o, (?) mint, Nov 130 - c. 138 A.D. (possibly later); on horseback right, wearing hem hem crown, in right hand; reclining left on right below, nude to waist, around hips and legs, reeds in his right hand, in left; before him at his feet stands Euthenia (prosperity) wearing and , offering held in right hand; extremely ; $300.00 (€267.00)
, 25 January 98 - 8 or 9 August 117 A.D., ad Belum, Chalcidice,
The ad Belum lie of the modern Syrian village of Al-Iss near Al-Hadir, 25 km southwest of Aleppo on the bank of the Queiq River (the ancient Belus River). was distinguished from its namesake in by its river. The river, but not the city, was named for the Semitic god Bel or Ba?al.RY84646. Bronze AE 26, 3461 (8 spec.), 4a; 511, 3, -; -, VF, green with red earthen highlighting, on a , some flatness high point, 14.003 g, maximum 25.7 mm, 0o, ad Belum ( , ) mint, 25 Jan 98 - 8/9 Aug 117 A.D.; AYTOKP KAIC NEP TPAIANOC APICT CE ΓEPM ∆AK ΠAPΘ, laureate, draped, and right, from behind; ΦΛ XAΛ/KI∆EWN in two lines, ∆ below, all within laurel of eight bunches of leaves tied at the bottom; ; $300.00 (€267.00)
, Augusta 128 - c. 136 A.D., Wife of , Amphipolis,
was the wife of , married to him before his succession. She was renowned for her virtue and simplicity. In 100, awarded her with the title of Augusta, but she did not accept the title until 105. did not appear on the coinage until 112. She was largely responsible for Hadrian's succession to the throne after the death of . died in 129 A.D.RP83496. Bronze AE 25, III 655 (8 spec.); p. 56, 103; 3186 (R5); 1171; 987; -; -; -, VF, green , , some corrosion and scratches, off center, , 12.382 g, maximum 24.5 mm, 180o, Amphipolis mint, 128 - c. 136 A.D.; CABEINA CEBACTH, draped right wearing , pellet within crescent with horns up left below chin; AMΦIΠOΛTWN, seated left on high back throne, wearing turreted crown, in right hand; ; $290.00 (€258.10)
, 11 August 117 - 10 July 138 A.D.
Redux, one of the many aspects of , was in charge of bringing people safely, primarily from wars - redux means "coming back" or "returning." She may be one of the later aspects of , as the earliest mention of her is on an dedicated by the Senate in 19 B.C. for the safe return of Emperor . This refers to Hadrian's return to from his second tour of the provinces in about 132 A.D. It may have been struck before his return to appeal for her protection or after to thank her.RS84673. Silver , 789e (789d listed twice in error), 655 var. (draped), 248 var. ( leans on rudder), 3495 var. (same), gVF, excellent portrait, , slightly off center, die wear, porous, edge cracks, 2.976 g, maximum 18.2 mm, 180o, mint, 134 - 138 A.D.; HADRIANVS AVG P P, right; , on left, standing right, togate, scroll in left hand, clasping right with , goddess standing left, in her left hand; variety; $270.00 (€240.30)
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