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

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 141–161


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 27.72 gm.

Accession Number

13.698

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Faustina Ieft draped, right, hair elaborately waved and piled in bun on top of head.
DIVA FAVSTINA
Reverse: Ceres, veiled, draped, standing left, holding up short torch in each hand.
AVGVSTA around S C left and right, in field

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum