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E-auction 392-304986 - brm_620886 - FAUSTINA MINOR Sesterce

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Estimate : 95 €
Price : 39 €
Maximum bid : 55 €
End of the sale : 19 October 2020 14:35:00
bidders : 11 bidders
Type : Sesterce
Date: 156-161
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 29,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 20,67 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré, éclaté à 5 heures au droit à l’usure importante, lisible et identifiable. Patine sombre
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Obverse legend : FAVSTINA - AVGVSTA.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé drapé de Faustine jeune à droite, avec les cheveux tirés en arrière coiffés en chignon (L5).
Obverse translation : "Faustina Augusta", (Faustine Augusta).


Reverse legend : [IVNONI] - REGINAE/ S|C.
Reverse description : Junon voilée, drapée et voilée debout à gauche tenant une patère de la main droite et un sceptre vertical de la gauche ; à ses pieds, à gauche, un paon, tournant la tête à droite.
Reverse translation : "Iunoni Reginæ", (À Junon reine).


Poids très léger. Cette pièce serait à placer chronologiquement avant l’accession de Marc Aurèle à l’augustat.

Historical background


(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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