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Sestertius with bust of Faustina II, struck under Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Bust of Faustina II, draped, right. FAVSTINAAVG PIIAVGFIL Reverse: Concordia seated left on throne, flower in right hand. Beside throne cornucopia set on globe. CONCOR DIA S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen Liste 274, March 1967, no. 51); May 10, 1967: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 152–156

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 28.32 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.633

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins