Denarius - Faustina the Younger AETERNITAS; Aeternitas

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-180)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 176-180
Value Denarius (1)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Silver
Weight 3 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 263420
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References RIC III# 740,
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.m_aur.740
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Bust of Diva Faustina II, hair waved and fastened in a bun on back of head, draped, right.

Lettering: DIVA FAVSTINA PIA

Translation:
Diva Faustina Pia.
The divine Faustina [the Elder] the pious.

Reverse

Aeternitas, draped, standing left, holding globe surmounded by phoenix in extended right hand and leaning on column at left.

Lettering: AETERNITAS

Translation: Eternity.

Mint

Rome (ancient), Italy

Comments

Example of this type:
Trustees of the British Museum

Source:
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (176-180) 

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