Faustina Minor. Thrace, Pautalia, circa 161-176 AD. Æ unit, 6.23 gr., 21.3 mm.
Obv: ΦΑUϹΤΕΙΝΑ ϹΕΒΑϹΤΗ; draped bust of Faustina II, r.
Rev: ΟUΛΠΙΑϹ ΠΑUΤΑΛΙΑϹ; Athena seated to the left, feet on footrest, holding Victoria and spear; leaning against throne: embossed shield.
Ref: Varbanov, GIC II 4489; RPC IV.1 Temp 10036.
Very rare, only one specimen listed in RPC. Nice brown-green patina. Good very fine.
A beautiful and highly accomplished bust of Faustina.