Faustina II

Wife of Marcus Aurelius; daughter of Faustina Senior. Died AD 175/6.

Roman Coin Main MenuRoman Coin Main Menu


Faustina II 'Venus' Sestertius 027927

Faustina II 'Venus' Sestertius
Bronze, 25.81 grams, 33.94 mm. Rome. AD 145-146. Obverse: FAVSTINAE AVG PII AVG FIL, draped bust right. Reverse: VENVS, Venus standing left holding an apple and a rudder about which a dolphin is coiled. S-C across fields. RIC 1388b; Sear 4720. Good fine/good. Accompanied by an old collection ticket.
£49.00

more info

Faustina II 'Venus' Sestertius 027927
Faustina II 'Felicitas with Children' Sestertius 027938

Faustina II 'Felicitas with Children' Sestertius
Bronze, 22.26 grams, 32.43 mm. Rome. AD 161-175. Obverse: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, draped bust right. Reverse: TEMPOR FELIC S-C, Faustina standing facing, holding two infants, four more children at her feet. RIC 1674; Cohen 224; Sear 5284. Very fine and better. Accompanied by an old collection ticket.
£150.00

more info

Faustina II 'Felicitas with Children' Sestertius 027938
Faustina II 'Fecunditas' Sestertius 027871

Scarce Faustina II 'Fecunditas' Sestertius
Bronze, 23.07 grams, 32.49 mm. Rome. AD 157-161. Obverse: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, draped bust right. Reverse: FECVND AVGVSTAE S-C, Fecunditas standing right, holding two infants in her arms, two girls at her feet. RIC 1634; Cohen 93; Sear - (5273 var: Fecunditas standing left = RIC 1635). Very fine/good fine. Accompanied by an old collection ticket. A significant coin which has been published on wildwinds.com
£130.00

more info

Faustina II 'Fecunditas' Sestertius 027871
Faustina II 'Hilaritas' Sestertius 026054

Faustina II 'Hilaritas' Sestertius
Bronze, 25.77 grams, 29.22 mm. Rome. 145-175 AD. Obverse: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, draped bust right. Reverse: HILARITAS, S-C, Hilaritas standing left, holding long palm branch and cornucopiae. RIC 1642; Sear 5275. Good very fine/near very fine.
£195.00

more info

Faustina II 'Hilaritas' Sestertius 026054
Faustina II 'Juno' Sestertius 026055

Faustina II 'Juno' Sestertius
Bronze, 23.15 grams, 31.67 mm. Rome. 145-175 AD. Obverse: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, draped bust right. Reverse: IVNO S-C, Juno standing left, holding patera and sceptre, peacock at her feet left. RIC 1645; Sear 5276 var (bust type). Good very fine. A significant coin which has been published on wildwinds.com
£195.00

more info

Faustina II 'Juno' Sestertius 026055
Faustina II 'Venus' Sestertius 026053

Faustina II 'Venus' Sestertius
Bronze, 27.21 grams, 30.59 mm. Rome. 145-175 AD. Obverse: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, draped bust right. Reverse: VENVS VICTRIX, S-C, Venus standing left, holding Victory and shield. RIC 1688; Sear 5288. Good very fine/good fine.
£140.00

more info

Faustina II 'Venus' Sestertius 026053
Faustina II 'Diana' AE As 018089

Faustina II 'Diana' AE As
Bronze, 11.72 grams, 27.90mm. Rome. 139-141 AD. Obverse: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA AVG PII FIL, draped bust right. Reverse: S-C, Diana standing left, holding arrow and resting on bow. RIC 1405c; Cohen 211; Sear -. Fine-good fine.
£60.00

more info

Faustina II 'Diana' AE As 018089
Faustina II 'Juno' AE As 011761

Unpublished - Probably An Unknown Variant Faustina II 'Juno' AE As
Bronze, 11.05 grams, 26.05 mm. Rome. AD 145-146. Obverse: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA AVG PII F; draped bust right; hair in bun behind head. Reverse: IVNO; Juno seated left; holding patera and sceptre; peacock at feet; SC across fields. RIC III 1399 var (obv. legend), Cohen 125 var, BMC 2188 var. Fine. A significant coin which has been published on wildwinds.com
£60.00

more info

Faustina II 'Juno' AE As 011761


Main Roman Coin Book and Other References:

RIC = Mattingly, Harold    The Roman Imperial Coinage
BMC = Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum
RSC = Seaby, H A    Roman Silver Coinage
RCV = Sear, David R    Roman Coins and Their Values
Cr = Crawford, Michael    The Roman Republican Coinage
SB = Sear, David R    Byzantine Coins and Their Values
S = Coins of England and the United Kingdom
WW = Wildwinds.com (reference & attribution site)



Back to previous pageBack to previous page