Silver Denarius of Diva Empress Faustina
This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Faustina Senior, minted in Rome between 141 - 150 A.D. This coin was struck on the orders of emperor Antoninus Pius, to commemorate his love for his wife who died in 140 A.D. On the obverse: DIVA FAVSTINA, Her draped bust right / Rev: AETERNITAS - for Eternity standing with sceptre.
DATE: 141 - 150 A.D.
SIZE: 18mm dia
WEIGHT: 2.81 grams
ATTRIBUTION: RIC 348, sear5 4577, RSC 6. #CR2760