Denarius

Faustina, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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141-unknown

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 3.3 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

163.67.29755

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Inscrip. DIVA FAUSTINA. Faustina, bust, draped, facing right. Hair is waved and braided. Three braids converge on crest of head and then wrap up in a coil on top of head. Reverse: Inscrip. AETE-R-NITAS. Standing female figure, facing left. Right arm is extended holding globe. Left arm is extended parallel to ground, forearm is vertical with hand holding a staff that runs vertically parallel to the figure.

Provenance

Harold C. Craig, Lebanon, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1963.

Old Number

hn 264

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