About this object

Silver denarius of Faustina II.
Obverse: Legend 'FAVSTINA AVGVSTA' around draped bust right.
Reverse: Hilaritas standing left, holding long palm and cornucopiae. Legend 'HILARITAS'
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume III, page 269, number 686.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • 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
  • Measurements
    2.9 g
Object view = Archaeology
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