Faustina the Elder (died 140 CE), Denarius(C)

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Faustina the Elder (died 140 CE), Denarius(C)

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  • Order Code: ROM-SL-FAUSTINA-SR
  • Size: 19
  • Weight/Dimensions: 2.0-3.4 g
  • Metal: Silver
  • Obverse: Portrait of empress
  • Reverse: Various pagan deities reflecting contemporary political, military, and religious themes


Faustina the Elder was a Roman empress and wife of the Roman emperor Antoninus Pius. She died early in the reign of Antoninus Pius, but continued to be prominently commemorated as a diva, posthumously playing a prominent symbolic role in Antoninus Pius' regime.