, Augusta 105 - 129 A.D., Thyateira, , Conventus of
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.
Thyateira (also Thyatira) is the ancient name of the modern Turkish city of Akhisar ("white castle"). In Revelation, Thyateira is the that had a false prophetess (Revelation 2:20).RP84898. Bronze AE 17, III 1829 (8 spec.), 628, 5357, IV 903, -, -, -, aF, dark , scratches, earthen deposits, 3.067 g, maximum 16.5 mm, 180o, Thyatira (Akhisar, Turkey) mint, 105 - 117 A.D.; ΠΛΩTEINA CEBACTH, draped right with hair in a plait behind; ΘYA/TIPH/NΩN in three lines within ; ; $165.00 (€146.85)
, 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, 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
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