Sestertius with bust of Faustina II, struck under Marcus Aurelius
Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 24.03 gm.
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Obverse: Bust of Faustina II, draped, right, with hair elaborately waved in nearly vertical lines, and fastened in chignon low at back of head.
Reverse: Juno, veiled, draped, standing front, head left, holding patera in extended right hand and vertical sceptre in left; to left, peacock standing left, head turned back upwards to right.
IVNONI REGINAE left and right in field: S C
By date unknown: Miss Rebecca Salisbury Collection; bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury to MFA, January 6, 1892
Bequest of Miss Rebecca Salisbury