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

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 141–161


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.15 gm.

Accession Number

32.1225

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Faustina I, draped, right; the hair is elaborately waved with bands drawn across the head.
DIVAAVG FAVSTINA
Reverse: Goddess (Juno/Venus?), veiled, draped, standing front, head right, with right hand drawing back fold of veil and holding sceptre, nearly vertical, in left.
AETER NITAS

Credit Line

Source unidentified