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

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 141–161


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.09 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

32.1224

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Faustina, draped, right; the hair, elaborately waved and coiled, with bands across, is drawn up at the back and piled in a round coil on top.
DIVA FAVSTINA
Reverse: Throne, draped and ornamented, on which is a wreath; against it rests transverse sceptre pointing up left; below, table (or footstool?)
AVG VSTA

Credit Line

Source unidentified