Faustina Junior, Denarius, Cybele reverse
Faustina II, daughter of Antoninus Pius & Faustina Sr, wife of Marcus Aurelius and mother of Commodus.
AR Denarius; 18mm
Obv/ FAVSTINA AVGVSTA; draped bust right.
Rev/ MATRI MAGNAE; Cybele, turreted, seated left, holding branch, left elbow resting on drum, behind her, a lion.
Con/ VF/at VF
Ref/ RIC 3 [Faustina II], 706
Seller's Note/ A sad story: Faustina II gave birth to at least 13 children to Marcus Aurelius, and two sets of twins among them all. Their only son who survived was Commodus.