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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Ruler: Antoninus Pius, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 86–161, ruled A.D. 137–61
Honorand: Annia Galeria Faustina, 100–140
Mint: Rome

Aureus of Faustina I

141–61

Gold

7.34 g, 6:00, 19.4 mm
Gift of Ben Lee Damsky
2018.65.8
Geography: 
Made in Rome, Italy
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
2nd century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Christie's 8 November 1985 ("Property of a Lady" = Victor Adda Collection), 93 = Glendining 24 November 1925 (Don I. Soler of Madrid), 114 = Sotheby 4 May 1908 (H. Osborne O'Hagan) 399

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.