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

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 141–161


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 27.99 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.492

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Faustina I to right.
DIVAAVGVSTA FAVSTINA
Reverse: Victory flying right with Faustina on her back.
In field: CONSECRA/TIO/SC

Provenance

Said to be from the Fitzwilliam collection; by 1959: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III