Faustina minor, as Augusta

1,000.00

1 in stock

Description

Rome, circa 147-150 AD. AR denarius, 3.18 gr., 18 mm.

Obv: FAUSTINAE AUG PII AUG FIL; draped bust of Faustina minor to the right.

Rev: PUDICITI; Pudicitia standing facing, head to the left, raising veil with her right hand and skirt with her left.

Ref: RIC 507a; BMC 1051.

Delicate golden toning. Lustrous. Virtually as struck and almost FDC.

A beautiful portrait of great artistic merit with lovely iridescent toning.