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

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 141–161


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.13 gm.

Accession Number

32.1226

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Faustina, draped, right; the hair is elaborately waved and coiled, with bands across.
DIVA FAVSTINA
Reverse: Throne, draped and ornamented, against which rests transverse sceptre, pointing up right; in front, peacock standing right.
AETER NITAS

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified