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

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Obverse: Bust of Faustina Ieft draped, right, hair elaborately waved and piled in bun on top of head. DIVA FAVSTINA Reverse: Ceres, veiled, draped, standing left, holding up short torch in each hand. AVGVSTA around S C left and right, in field

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 141–161

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 27.72 gm.

Accession Number

13.698

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins