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

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 141–161


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.18 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

67.1012

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Faustina I, draped and veiled, left.
DIVAFAV STINA
Reverse: Ceres stands left, holding two torches.
AV G V STA

Provenance

By date unknown: Hall Park McCullough Collection; by 1967: with Stack's, 123 West 57th Street, New York (Stack's auction of Hall Park McCullough Collection, November 22, 1967, lot 883); purchased on behalf of MFA at Stack's auction by Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen AG, December 13, 1967

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour