Faustina II - AR denarius - Rome
Faustina II, wife of Marcus Aurelius 161-180.
AR denarius, Rome, 161-175.
FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Diademed and draped bust right.
SAECVLI FELICIT Two infants playing on throne covered with drapery.
3,37 g. BMC 403,139. Excellent portrait. Nearly extremely fine
The emphasis here is on the fertility of the imperial couple, Faustina having had 13 children with Marcus Aurelius.