Denarius

Faustina
Roman Imperial
Roman Empire

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141-unknown

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 2.9 g

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

27.1.29342

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

On view

Inscriptions

Obverse: Inscrip. DIVA [F]AVSTINA. Bust, draped, facing right. Hair is waved in several loops round head and then drawn up and coiled on top. Reverse: Inscrip. CONSEC[RATI]O. Peacock walking right, head facing left.

Exhibition History

Money Talks: Roman Coinage in Global, Historical Context, Classical Studies 11, Professor Roberta Stewart, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 2, 2022-.

Provenance

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

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