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brm_599349 - FAUSTINA MINOR Sesterce

FAUSTINA MINOR Sesterce XF/VF
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Price : 180.00 €
Type : Sesterce
Date: 176
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 27,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 28,66 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Flan épais, idéalement centré des deux côtés. Joli buste. Diane bien venue à la frappe. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : DIVA FAV-STINA PIA.
Obverse description : Buste drapé de Faustine Jeune à droite, avec les cheveux relevés coiffés en chignon (L).
Obverse translation : "Diva Faustina Pia", (Divine Faustine Pieuse).

Reverse


Reverse legend : SIDERIBVS RE-CEPTA/ S|C.
Reverse description : Diane drapée debout à droite, tenant des deux mains une torche allumée.
Reverse translation : "Sideribus Recepta", (Reçue parmi les Astres).

Commentary


Poids lourd.

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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