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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.176.261
People
Faustina II, Roman (r. 161-175)
Title
Sestertius of Faustina II
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
176-180
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Middle
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/184734
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
25.2 g
Die Axis
1
Denomination
sestertius
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
BMCRE, iv, no. 718, p. 490
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The George Davis Chase Collection of Roman Coins, Gift of George Davis Chase, Professor of Classics and Dean of Graduate Study at the University of Maine
Accession Year
1942
Object Number
1942.176.261
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bust, dr., r.
Rev.: altar with a closed door

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