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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
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Maker(s):Antoninus Pius (minted under)
Culture:Roman; Imperial
Title:Sestertius of Faustina the Elder
Date Made:after 141 CE
Materials:Bronze (AE)
Place Made:Europe; Italy; Rome
Measurements:32mm; 25.451g
Accession Number:  MH 1999.15.13
Credit Line:Gift of Mark Salton

Obverse: Faustina diademed and draped bust facing right; DIVA FAVSTINA
Reverse: Aeternitas standing left, holding phoenix on globe with left hand and lifting up skirt with right hand; AETERNITAS

ancient; archaeology; numismatics; royalty; historical figures; hairstyles; headdresses; deities; deities; personification

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