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Sestertius with bust of Faustina II, struck under Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Bust of Faustina, draped, right, band around head. FAVSTINAEAVG PIIAVGFIL Reverse: Pudicitia seated left, holding child on knee. Another child stands in front. PVDI CITIA SC (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1988: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, September 28, 1988

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 145–146

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 27.48 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1988.350

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins