The Roman Empire
Estimate: 2'500 CHF
Starting price: 2'000 CHF
Price realized: 2'500 CHF
Faustina, wife of Marcus Aurelius
Sestertius 161-176, Æ 29.76 g. FAVSTINA – AVGVSTA Draped bust r. Rev. FECVND – AVGVSTAE Fecunditas standing l. between two girls and holding two infants in her arms; in field , S – C. C 96. BMC M. Aurelius 902. RIC M. Aurelius 1635.
A very appealing portrait struck on a very large flan, brown tone,
somewhat smoothed, otherwise extremely fine