Faustina minor


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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.