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Contributor: Teresa Darling.
Issuer: FAUSTINA JUNIOR, wife of Marcus Aurelius, AD 161-180. AR Denarius.
Obverse: FAVSTINA AVG. PII AVG. FIL., Her draped bust right, her hair gracefully arranged in a bun behind the head.
Reverse: CONCORDIA, Concord seated to the left leaning on a cornucopia and holding a flower.
Reference: RIC 502a; Van Meter 9. Grade: EF.
Comments: For more information, read the entries for related emperors in De Imperatoribus Romanis.
For recent scholarship on both Faustinas see TOCS-IN; for book reviews, see Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews.