+ Filters
New Search
Filters
Available Exact wording Only in the title
E-shopLoading...
GradeLoading...
PriceLoading...

brm_476710 - FAUSTINA MAJOR Denier

FAUSTINA MAJOR Denier AU
115.00 €(Approx. 134.55$ | 98.90£)
Quantity
Add to your cartAdd to your cart
Type : Denier
Date: 148 (après)
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 850 ‰
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,73 g.
Coments on the condition:
Bel exemplaire présentant un joli portrait de Faustine au droit. Patine grise . Joli revers
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : DIVA - FAVSTINA.
Obverse description : Buste drapé de Faustine mère à droite, avec les cheveux relevés, coiffés en chignon (L).
Obverse translation : “Diva Faustina”, (Divine Faustine).

Reverse


Reverse legend : AVG-VSTA.
Reverse description : Cérès ou Æternitas (l’Éternité) voilée et drapée debout à droite, tenant un sceptre long de la main droite et sa robe de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Augusta”, (L’Augusta).

Commentary


Sur cet exemplaire, il s’agit bien d’un sceptre et pas d’une torche.

Historical background


FAUSTINE MOTHER

(141) Annia Galeria Faustina

Consecration of Antoninus Pius

Mother Faustina, daughter of Rupilia Faustina, the sister of Hadrian, Antoninus Pius married between 110 and 115 and had at least two children: Marcus Antonius Galerius, a boy who died in infancy and young Faustina who married Marcus Aurelius. Mother Faustina received the title of augusta in 139 and is thus associated with counterfeiting. She died in 141, aged about forty years. Antonin makes immediately deify and will hit a major counterfeiting consecration, establishing the "puellae Faustinianæ" for young orphans or poor. Antonin will raise the temple of Faustina in the area of ​​the Temple of Peace (Regio IV). Just after the death of Faustina a sesterce representing his hearse was struck on the occasion of the dedication of the temple of the Divine Faustina in the Forum.

cgb.fr uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
To remove the banner, you must accept or refuse their use by clicking on the corresponding buttons.

x