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Roman, Aelia Flaccilla
ex FORVM - 2243. Bronze AE2, RIC 43, gVF, 3.1g, 20.8mm, 180o, Nicomedia mint, 25 Aug 383 - 386 A.D.; obverse AEL FLAC-CILLA AVG, draped bust right with an elaborate head dress, necklace and mantle; reverse SALVS REIPVBLICAE, Aelia Flacilla standing facing head right, arms folded on breast, SMN[ in ex; irregular flan, excellent portrait, black patina beautifully highlighted by read earthen fill, this is the most elaborate hairstyle we have seen on this type; very rare
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Date added:Aug 05, 2004
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Scotvs Capitis  [Aug 25, 2006 at 02:05 AM]
That's some hair nice coin.
arizonarobin  [Aug 25, 2006 at 05:36 AM]
Very beautiful! Even more elaborate than usual!
areich  [Aug 25, 2006 at 09:18 PM]
She must take hours to get ready in the morning!
Rupert  [Dec 19, 2006 at 12:04 PM]
With that beehive on her head she doesn't need any bodyguards!
gallienus1  [May 15, 2007 at 10:56 AM]
No doubt a high maintenance woman!
ben aho  [Apr 30, 2009 at 11:54 AM]
Talk about a B-52!
Antonivs Protti  [Feb 09, 2011 at 05:18 AM]
Aelia Faccilla in Carmen Miranda head dress style!!! AWESOME coin! Unusually beautiful portrait.