Denarius - Faustina the Elder IVNONI REGINAE

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Antoninus Pius (138-161)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 139-141
Value Denarius (1)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Silver
Weight 2.9 g
Diameter 17 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 260327
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References RIC III# 339B,
Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham; 2003. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 3. Antoninus Pius – Commodus (AD 138–192) (1930 reprinted edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.3.ant.339B
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Bust of Faustina I, draped, left, hair elaborately waved in several loops round head and drawn up and coiled on top.

Script: Latin

Lettering: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA

Translation:
Faustina Augusta.
Faustina the venerable.

Reverse

Throne, ornamented and draped, in front below, peacock standing right with tail spread; on left, transverse sceptre leans against throne.

Script: Latin

Lettering: IVNONI REGINAE

Translation:
Iunoni Reginae.
To Queen Juno.

Mint

Rome (ancient), Italy

Comments

Mass varies: 2.7–3.13 g;

Example of this type:
American Numismatic Society (ANS)

Source:
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (139-141) 

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