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

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Obverse: Bust of Faustina I, draped, right, band of pearls around hair in front. DIVA FAVSTINA Reverse: Aeternitas, draped, sits left on low seat holding phoenix on globe in right hand and sceptre in left. AETER NITAS SC (in exergue)

Provenance

By date unknown: Malcolm Storer Collection; gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Storer Collection

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 141–161

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 24.18 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

32.869

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins