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Aureus with bust of Faustina II, struck under Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Bust of Faustina II, draped, right. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Reverse: Cybele enthroned right, tympanum on left knee, flanked by lion left and right. MATRI MAGNAE

Provenance

By 1967: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 12, 1967

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 161–176

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.14 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.599

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins