Dupondius with bust of Faustina II, struck under Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 145


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 13.29 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

35.239

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Faustina II, draped, to the right.
FAVSTINAE AVGPIIAVGFIL
Reverse: Venus, standing left, holding apple and leaning on rudder.
VENVS S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)