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.