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Lot 2947    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 4TH APRIL)    Ancient Gold Coins - Roman

Estimate $6,000

FAUSTINA SENIOR, wife of Antoninus Pius, (d.A.D. 141) gold aureus, (7.34 g), issued A.D. 141, Rome mint, obv. DIVA AVG FAVSTINA, draped bust to right, rev. AETERNITAS, Fortuna standing to left holding patera and globe beneath rudder, (S.4549, RIC 349a, C.2). Slightly off centred reverse, nearly extremely fine, very scarce.

Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 113 (lot 4235) and Sale 101 (lot 3332). Previously CNG sale 61 September 25, 2002 (lot 1812).
Issued by Antoninus Pius as part of the deification of his wife Faustina.

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