Second wife of Constantine I and daughter of Maximian. 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.
RIC 50 (Cyzicus), LRBC 1186 AE Follis Obv: FLAVMAXFAVSTAAVG, draped bust right
Rev: SPESREIPVBLICAE Exe: •SMK(officina)•, Fausta standing facing, holding two children. Lot sold for $200 1/16/02.
RIC 12 (Constantinopolis) AE3 Obv: FLAVMAXFAVSTAAVG; Fausta facing right.
Rev: SALVSREIPVBLICAE Exe: A/CONS; Fausta standing left, holding two children to her chest.