Fausta          c.290 - 326 A.D.


Second wife of Constantine I and daughter of Maximianus. Fausta was blamed for presenting false accusations of intended rape against her by Crispus, her stepson. Constantine then had his son murdered as a result. When the plot was revealed Constantine avenged Crispus's innocence by having her boiled to death.


Obv-FLAV MAX FAVSTA AVG Mantled bust right.

Rev-SPES REIP-VBLICAE Spes standing facing, looking left, head veiled, Constantine II and Constantius II in her arms. SMKD in ex.