Faustina the Younger (161-175 CE), Denarius(C)

ROMSLFAUST-JR
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Faustina the Younger (161-175 CE), Denarius(C)

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  • Order Code: ROMSLFAUST-JR
  • Size: 19
  • Weight/Dimensions: 2.6-3.6 g
  • Metal: Silver
  • Obverse: Portrait of empress
  • Reverse: Various pagan deities reflecting contemporary political, military, and religious themes
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Faustina the Younger was a daughter of the Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius and Roman Empress Faustina the Elder. She was a Roman Empress and wife to her maternal cousin Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. She was held in high esteem by soldiers and her own husband and was given divine honors after her death.