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

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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...

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Credit Line

Source unidentified

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

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins