As - Faustina the Younger FECVNDITAS S C; Fecunditas

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-180)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 161-176
Value As = 1⁄16 Denarius (1/16)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Bronze
Weight 11.6 g
Diameter 25.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 264355
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References RIC III# 1639,
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.1639
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Bust of Faustina II, draped, sometimes diademed, hair elaborately waved in nearly vertical lines and fastened in a low chignon at back of head round head, down cheek, curls, right.

Lettering: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA

Translation:
Faustina Augusta.
Faustina the venerable.

Reverse

Fecunditas, draped, standing right, holidng sceptre in right hand and infant in left arm.

Lettering: FECVNDITAS S C

Translation:
Fecunditas. Senatus Consultum.
Fertility. Decree of the senate.

Mint

Rome (ancient), Italy

Comments

Mass varies: 9.246–13.65 g;
Diameter varies: 24–27 mm;

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 (161-176) 

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