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10 hours ago, expat said:

Perhaps @Roman Collector can give the benefit of his wisdom. This was part of a lot of 6 AS's and I think it is my first Faustina.


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Hard to say. It's a Roman provincial -- no imperial bronzes of Faustina II have a Fortuna/Tyche reverse -- and portraits on Roman provincials can be quite variable. It could be Lucilla or Crispina, too. Every once in a while, Plautilla can be portrayed with this sort of hairstyle on provincial coins. Can you make out any of the lettering?

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Cool coin/mystery!

Despite the ravages of time, she still has a pretty portrait🤩

@Roman Collector would've been tagged by me to answer this if he hadn't responded first. Figured he would be right,  and he's right. Without Some help on the lettering it's tricky. Between all of the aforementioned ladies by RC, there are plenty of Fortuna/Tyche reverse similar to yours on ac search that aren't Fausty. 

Not my coins, though I wouldn't kick any of them out of bed😘


Lucilla, 163 - 169 n. Chr. AE (11,71 g.), Vs.: LOUKILL[...] SEBASTH, drapierte Büste n. r. Rs.: AUGOUSTANWN ETOUS ANR, linkshin stehendnde Tyche mit Ruder und Füllhorn. SNG Levante 1250; Karbach, Augusta 78. Rotbraune Patina, fast vz

Estimation: € 150,00


CILICIA. Augusta. Lucilla (Augusta, 164-182). Ae. Dated CY 151 (170/1). Obv: ΛΟΥΚΙΛΑ (sic) СЄΒΑСΤΗ. Draped bust right. Rev: ЄΤOΥС AΝΡ ΑΥΓOΥCΤΑΝΩΝ. Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. RPC IV online 5790.1 = Karbach, Augusta, 78.1 (this coin cited); Ziegler 869; SNG BN -; SNG Levante 1250. Ex Dr. P. Vogl Collection; ex Bankhaus Aufhäuser (sold November 1987; with dealers ticket). Condition: Very fine. Weight: 9.02 g. Diameter: 28 mm.

6926158.m.jpg.351699b821121262024c2c567c876848.jpgCILICIA, Carallia. Crispina. Augusta, AD 178-182. Æ (24mm, 8.13 g, 6h). Draped bust right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. RPC Online 9340; SNG BN 568; SNG Levante 357 (same dies). Red-brown patina, minor smoothing. Good VF.4274458.m.jpg.27525d48d57f4f4ec13444ec100c0bb9.jpg

THRACE, Philippopolis. Crispina. Augusta, AD 178-182. Æ (19mm, 3.10 g, 6h). Struck under Commodus, circa AD 180-182(?). Draped bust right / Tyche standing left, holding rudder and cornucopia. Moushmov, Philippopolis 263. VF, green patina. Very rare.

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