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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