Faustina Minor


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Ilion, Troas, circa 161 AD. Æ-21, 6.22 gr., 21 mm.

Obv: ΦΑUСΤΕΙΝ СЄΒΑС; draped bust of Faustina minor to the right.

Rev: ΙΛΙЄΩΝ; cult-statue of Athena of Ilion, wearing kalathos, standing on short column to the right, brandishing spear and holding spindle; before: cow standing to the left.

Ref: RPC IV.2 Online 106 (temporary); SNG Copenhagen 396; BMC 54.

Scarce. Attractive green patina, minor scrape to the obverse. Good very fine.

Beautiful reverse composition of great artistic merit.