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Lot 44





Estimate: 6'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 4'800 CHF Price realized: 5'500 CHF
Faustina II, wife of Marcus Aurelius. Aureus circa 145-161, AV 7.16 g. FAVSTINAE – AVG PII AVG FIL Draped bust r., hair caught up behind. Rev. VE – NVS Venus standing l., holding apple and rudder. C 260. BMC –, cf. A. Pius 1063 (rudder on dolphin). RIC A. Pius 515b. Calicó 2095 (these dies).
Light reddish tone and about extremely fine / extremely fine

Provenance

Archer M. Huntington (1870-1955) Collection, sold by Numismatica Ars Classica, Zürich, auction 67, 17 October 2012, lot 164. Ex HSA 22246.

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