Fausta

Reece Period attributed: Period 16

Obverse image of a coin of Fausta

Member of the House of Constantine dynasty.

Coins for this issuer were issued from 324 until 328.

Fausta was the daughter of Maximian and wife of Constantine I. Her sons were Constantine II, Constantius II, and Constans. She supposedly died after Constantine returned from Pola, where he had executed his son Crispus for adultery, because Helena convinced him that Fausta had plotted Crispus’ downfall. Fausta is said to have entered her bath and turned up the steam so that she suffocated.

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PAS record number: BH-491F5B

Record: BH-491F5B
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A copper-alloy nummus of Fausta, dating to AD 326 (Reece period 16). SPES REI PVBLICAE reverse depicting Spes standing right, holding two chil…
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PAS record number: BM-9EF092

Record: BM-9EF092
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: Copper alloy nummus of Fausta, dating to AD 326 (Reece Period 16), SPES REIPVBLICAE. Mint of Ticinum. RIC VII, p. 387, no. 203.
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PAS record number: LANCUM-0A4144

Record: LANCUM-0A4144
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: Late Roman nummus of Fausta (wife of Constantine I) dating from c. AD324-6. Obv: FLAV MAX FAVSTA AVG Rev: [SALVS] REIPVBLICAE PLG Faus…
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PAS record number: WILT-3A0F23

Record: WILT-3A0F23
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Fausta dating to the period AD 324-328 (Reece period 16), SPES REIPVBLICAE reverse type depicting Spes standing…
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PAS record number: YORYM-DCCAB7

Record: YORYM-DCCAB7
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A copper alloy nummus of Fausta. (Reece period 16). Reverse type SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE depicting Pax standing left holding a branch. Uncertain…
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