About this object

Silver denarius of Faustina II.
Obverse: diademed & draped bust right. Legend 'FAVSTINA AVGVSTA'
Reverse: Salus seated left feeding from a patera a snake arising from an altar. Legend 'SALVS'.
Roman Imperial Coinage:, volume III, page 271, number 714
Roman Silver Coinage, 195.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
    Roman
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD)
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
    2014
  • Measurements
    2.7 g
Object view = Archaeology
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