Aureus with bust of Diva Faustina I, struck under Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 141–161


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 7.42 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1620

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Faustina, draped, right, hair elaborately coiled.
DIVAFAV STINA
Reverse: Ceres, veiled and draped, stands with head to left, holding torch in right hand, sceptre in left.
AVGV STA

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; November 13, 1963: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour