Denarius

Faustina, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

Share

156-175

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 2.7 g

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

27.1.29354

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1-500

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Inscrip. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA. Bust right, draped, hair waved and coiled on the back of head. Reverse: Inscrip. AVGVSTI PII FIL. Standing female figure, togate, facing left. Right arm by side, forearm extended parallel to the ground with hand outstretched. Left arm by side, hand resting on (shield?)

Provenance

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

Old Number

hn 275

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