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Dupondius with bust of Faustina II, struck under Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Bust of Faustina II, draped, to the right. FAVSTINAE AVGPIIAVGFIL Reverse: Venus, standing left, holding apple and leaning on rudder. VENVS S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 145

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 13.29 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

35.239

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins