Gold Aureus of Faustina I Issued Posthumously - LC.290 - For Sale
Gold Aureus of Faustina I Issued Posthumously - LC.290
Obverse: Draped bust of Faustina the Elder, facing right, her hair secured with pearl hair- piece. 'DIVA FAVSTINA.'
Reverse: The Empress as Fortuna, standing left, holding a patera in her right hand and a long sceptre in the left. 'AETER-NITAS.'
Faustina I was married to the Emperor Antoninus Pius, who ordered her deification after her death in 141 AD. - (LC.290)