Sestertius with bust of Faustina II, struck under Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 152–156


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 28.32 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.633

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Faustina II, draped, right.
FAVSTINAAVG PIIAVGFIL
Reverse: Concordia seated left on throne, flower in right hand.
Beside throne cornucopia set on globe.
CONCOR DIA S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen Liste 274, March 1967, no. 51); May 10, 1967: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour