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brm_566474 - FAUSTINA MINOR Quinaire d’or

FAUSTINA MINOR Quinaire d’or AU
6 300.00 €(Approx. 7623.00$ | 5481.00£)
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Type : Quinaire d’or
Date: c. 148
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : gold
Millesimal fineness : 850 ‰
Diameter : 15,5 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 3,52 g.
Rarity : R3
Slab
slab NGC
NGC :
Coments on the condition:
Très bel exemplaire, idéalement centré des deux côtés. Buste de haut-relief, agréable. Patine de collection
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection A. L

Obverse


Obverse legend : FAVSTINAE AVG - PII AVG FIL.
Obverse description : Buste drapé de Faustine jeune à droite avec un petit chignon ramené derrière la tête, vu de trois quarts en avant (L).
Obverse translation : “Faustinæ Augustæ Pii Augusti Filia”, (À Faustina augusta fille du Pieux auguste).

Reverse


Reverse legend : VE-NVS.
Reverse description : Vénus debout à droite, relevant son voile et tenant une pomme.
Reverse translation : “Venus”, (Vénus).

Commentary


Exemplaire sous coque NGC (Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5).

Historical background


FAUSTINE YOUNG

(175) Annia Galeria Faustina

Augusta (146-175)

Young Faustina, daughter of Antoninus and Faustina mother, was born between 128 and 132. She married Marcus Aurelius in 145 and received the title of Augusta in 146. She had thirteen children, seven exceeded childhood. A very important coinage was struck until his death in 175 Halala the foot of Mount Taurus in Cappadocia.

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