Faustina Junior, Denarius, Twins reverse
Faustina II was the daughter of Antoninus Pius & Faustina Sr, wife of Marcus Aurelius and mother of Commodus.
AR Denarius; 18mm/2.6gm
Obv/ FAVSTINA AVGVSTA; draped bust right.
Rev/ SAECVLI FELICIT (Era of Prosperity); 2 children (twins Commodus and Antoninus) on canopied throne.
Con/ Bold strikes and centering on both sides, elegant portrait, and mint luster; small strike crack, otherwise, nearly Extremely Fine
Ref/ RIC 3 [Faustina II], 711
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.