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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |Constantinian Era| > |Fausta| > RL18860
Fausta, Augusta, 8 November 324 - Autumn 326 A.D., Second Wife of Constantine the Great
Fausta, Maximianus' daughter, was married to Constantine in 307, to secure peace between the rivals. She bore three sons, Constantine II, Constans and Constantius II. In 326, Constantine ordered her steamed to death for her plot that resulted in the execution of Crispus, his son by a previous marriage.
RL18860. Billon centenionalis, RIC VII Heraclea p. 552, 86; LRBC I 881; SRCV IV 16573; Cohen VII 17, Choice gVF, 1st officina, Heraclea (Marmara Ereglisi, Turkey) mint, weight 2.936g, maximum diameter 19.1mm, die axis 180o, 325 - 326 A.D.; obverse FLAV MAX FAVSTA AVG, draped bust right, hair waved, bun at back, wearing pearl necklace; reverse SPES REIPVBLICAE, Fausta standing facing, looking left, holding infants Constantine II and Constantius II, SMHAē in exergue; rare; SOLD











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