Roman Silver & Bronze Coins - Imperial
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FAUSTINA JUNIOR, wife of Marcus Aurelius, (died A.D. 175), posthumous silver denarius, (3.45 g), obv. DIVA FAV STINA PIA, draped bust to right, rev. CONSECRATIO, peacock standing right, (S.5215, RSC 71a, RIC M744) (illustrated); Faustina Senior, wife of Antoninus Pius, (d.A.D. 141), silver denarius, (3.54 g), issued A.D. 143, obv. draped bust to right, rev. AETERNITAS, Aeternitas standing left holding a globe and sceptre, (S.4575, RIC 350a, RSC 34); another, (2.97 g), rev. Ceres standing to left holding sceptre and corn ears, around AVGVSTA, (S.4582, BMC 408, RIC 360, RSC 78); another, (2.79 g), rev. Pietas standing to left dropping incense on lighted altar and holding box, (S.4598, BMC 311, RIC 394a, RSC 234). Toning, nearly very fine - very fine. (4)
Ex Dr V.J.A. Flynn Collection.
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FAUSTINA JUNIOR, wife of Marcus Aurelius, (died A.D. 175), posthumous silver denarius, (3.45 g), obv. ...