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Lot 43





Estimate: 15'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 12'000 CHF
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Faustina II, wife of Marcus Aurelius. Aureus circa 145-161, AV 7.13 g. FAVSTINA F AVG – PII AVG FIL Draped bust r. Rev. VENERI GE – NETRICI Venus standing l., holding sceptre in l. hand and extending r. C –. BMC A. Pius 1057 note. RIC –. Calicó 2079 (this reverse die).
A coin in an exceptional state of preservation. A delicate portrait, work
of a very skilled master engraver. A perfect Fdc

Provenance

William H. Williams Collection, sold by Numismatica Ars Classica, Zürich, auction 31, 26 October 2005, lot 56.

Privately sold by Classical Numismatic Group in April 2007.

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