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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |The Adoptive Emperors| > |Crispina| > RB92471
Crispina, Wife of Commodus, Augusta 178 - 182 A.D.
Juno Lucina was the Goddess of Light and of childbirth. In her honor, on 1st of March the Roman matrons celebrated the festival Matronalia and it was customary for their husbands or lovers to present gifts.
RB92471. Copper as, RIC III 680, Cohen III 24, BMCRE IV 433, Szaivert MIR 18 33, Hunter II 27, SRCV II 6018, F, nice portrait, a little rough, Rome mint, weight 12.931g, maximum diameter 23.7mm, die axis 315o, 180 - 182 A.D.; obverse CRISPINA AVGVSTA, draped bust right; reverse IVNO LVCINA, Juno standing facing, head left, patera in right hand, long scepter vertical in left hand, S - C (senatus consulto) flanking across field below center; from the Errett Bishop Collection; scarce; SOLD










OBVERSE| LEGENDS|

CRISPINAAVG
CRISPINAAVGIMPCOMMODIAVG
CRISPINAAVGVSTA


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