Roman Empire, Faustina (wife Antoninus Pius), Æ Sestertius

141 AD, Rome mint

Roman Empire, Faustina (wife Antoninus Pius), Æ Sestertius
Roman Empire, Faustina (wife Antoninus Pius), Æ Sestertius
Roman Empire, Faustina (wife Antoninus Pius), Æ Sestertius
85.00 VAT margin scheme
Article code19-2301
Faustina the Elder, wife of Emperor Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD).
Æ Sestertius, struck (after her death) in Rome 141 AD under Antoninus Pius.

Obverse: Stephaned, veiledand draped bust left, hair elaborately waved in several loops around head, drawn up and coiled on top.
Legend: DIVA AVGVSTA FAVSTINA.
Reverse: Pietas standing left, dropping incense over lighted altar with right hand, holding incense or perfume box in left.
Legend: PIET-AS AVG.

Diameter: 31,8 mm
Weight: 20,18 g
RIC III 1146A (Pius)

Nice green natural patina. Rare coin with bust left.
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