Aureus with bust of Faustina II, struck under Marcus Aurelius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–176


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.14 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.599

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Faustina II, draped, right.
FAVSTINA AVGVSTA
Reverse: Cybele enthroned right, tympanum on left knee, flanked by lion left and right.
MATRI MAGNAE

Provenance

By 1967: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 12, 1967

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour