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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Empress Faustina the Elder

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

141

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the empress Faustina, facing right.

On the back, the goddess Ceres is depicted veiled and holding an ear of corn.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Empress Faustina the Elder

Origin

Milan

Date

141 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: DIVA FAV ( ) Reverse: CE RES

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 2.80 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1289

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