, Wife of , Augusta 105 - 129 A.D.
, the wife of , was married to him before his succession. She was renowned for her virtue and simplicity. In 100, awarded her with title 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.RB04791.
, 740 (R3), 12, 1080, 7111, 441, 730, 1, 1060, aF, 21.59 g, maximum 34.4 mm, 180o, Rome mint, 112 - Aug 117 A.D.; TRAIANI, draped right; , standing right, two stalks of grain at side in right hand, raising basket of fruit in left hand, ( ) flanking across ; ; SOLD
Leucas, Coele , 98 - 117 A.D., and (?)
As noted by Imhoof-Blumer, and reiterated by RPC, the has similarities with heads of . The date had been misread as Claudian, leading to the misattribution as and Jr. The coin is, in fact, probably later. The seems to show the facial features of , wearing the crown of (the sun). The has a crescent-crown over the of a woman. Perhaps the image can be viewed as the of , wearing the crescent-crown of (the moon).RY25067. Bronze AE 16,
508 var., 2180, 4465 (refs list as and Jr. RPC notes resemblance), F, 3.120 g, maximum 16.1 mm, 0o, Leucas mint, c. 98 - 117 A.D.; ΛEVKA∆IWN, male right; KΛAV∆IEWN TWN KAI, female right, crescent above; ; SOLD
, Wife of , Augusta 105 - 129 A.D., Sardes,
"The colonial coins of are, according to , of the highest degree of rarity. Amongst those bearing Latin inscriptions are issues from Cassendreia in , and Corinth in ." -- Dictionary of Roman CoinsRP32120. Bronze AE 19,
518, -, -, VF/F, 4.051 g, maximum 18.7 mm, 180o, Sardes (Sart, Turkey) mint, c. 112 - 117; ΠΛΩTEI−NA CEBACTH, draped right, hair in plait behind; CAP∆I−ANΩN, Pelops on horseback right, holding whip; near black , scratches; ; SOLD
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