Contributor: Teresa Darling.
, wife of Marcus Aurelius, AD 161-180. AR Denarius.
FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, Her draped bust right.
AVGVSTI PII FIL, Spes standing left holding flower and slightly raising the drapery of her dress.
For more information, read the "
" entry from
De Imperatoribus Romanis
For recent scholarship on both Faustinas see
; for book reviews, see
Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews