Diva Faustina maior (died 140/1).

600.00

Out of stock

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Description

Rome, after 141 AD. AR denarius, 3.63 gr.

Obv: DIVA FAUSTINA; draped bust of Faustina maior to the right.

Rev: AUGUSTA; Ceres, veiled, standing facing, head to the left, holding torch and sceptre.

Ref: RIC (Pius) 356. Ex Tradart stock 1990’s.

Delicate iridescent silver patina and original lustre. Practically as struck and almost FDC.

Struck from artistic dies. A coin of great beauty.