Faustina I; AE Sestertius; Vesta
Description: Faustina I (138 - 141 AD). AE Sestertius, Rome mint after 141 AD. DIVA FAVSTINA; draped bust right / AVGVSTA S-C; Vesta standing left, sacrificing with patera over altar and holding palladium.
Diameter: AE30 mm
Weight: 24,62 g
Attribution: RIC III 1126; BMCRE 1522
Commentary: bronze surfaces, flan crack, decent details; including collector's original card with detailed description and photos
History: After her death in 141 AD, Faustina was extensively portrayed on coinage circulating throughout the Empire and becoming the first widely known woman face for the contemporaries.
Article Number: 015-06-01-41652