Bronze Sestertius of Marcus Aurelius, Rome, AD 161 - AD 176 1963.79.3

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Obverse: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA - Bust of Faustina II, draped, right, hair elaborately waved in nearly horizontal lines and fastened in a chignon at back of head: round head, a double band of pearls; down the cheek, a row of curls.
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Reverse: VENVS VICTRIX/ S - C left and right, low in field. - Venus, draped, standing front, head left, holding Victory on extended right hand and resting left on shield set on helmet: on shield, she-wolf and twins.



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