Denarius

Faustina, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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141-unknown

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 3 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853

27.1.29341

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Inscrip. DIVA FAVSTINA. Bust, Faustina facing right. Hair is waved in several loops round head and then drawn up and coiled on top. Reverse: Inscrip. AVG-VSTA. Ceres standing right, right hand raised holding scepter, left hand hanging down holding ears of corn.

Provenance

Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.

Old Number

HN 259

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