Denarius

Faustina
Roman Imperial
Roman Empire

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161-175

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 2.7 g

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

27.1.29353

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse: Inscrip. FAVSTINA AVG-PII AVG FIL. Faustina II bust, facing right, hair waved and coiled in the back. Reverse: Inscrip. CONCO-RDIA. Concordia, seated left, holding flower, resting elbow on cornucopiae, which is by her chair: under chair, globe. (RIC 502a)

Provenance

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

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