Obverse: Draped bust of Faustina

Reverse: Fecunditas standing with four children

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Context: Rome
Material: Silver
Denomination: Denarius
Issuing Authority: Marcus Aurelius
Actual Weight: 2.63 g.
Date: exact 161 AD - exact 176 AD
Dimensions: 18 mm.
Region: Latium
Period: Antonine

Obverse Type: Within a dotted circle stands the draped figure of Fecunditas (Fecundity), in 3/4-view to the right. She holds a child on each arm, while two more stand at her sides, one each left and right, reaching their arms up to her.

Donor: Gift of Joseph H. Clark

Commentary: Imperial denarius

Sources Used: BMCRE IV, 398, nos. 89, 90, pl. 55.5