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Emperor Antoninus Pius issued this coin to commemorate his late and deified wife Faustina (the Elder), renowned for her beauty and wisdom, who passed in 140 CE. The front side of this coin is the draped bust of Roman Empress Diva Faustina, who wore…

Antoninus Pius was one of the “The Five Good Emperors” that helped the Roman Empire prosper under his rule. In that period the empire expanded in size and experienced a time of great peace. The front of coin displays the side profile of his face,…
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