Ancient Roman silver denarius of empress Faustina II / Concordia

Ancient Roman silver denarius of empress Faustina II / Concordia

Code: 12177

£160.00 Approx $178.37, €182.03
 

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of empress Faustina II, minted in Rome between 145 - 161 AD 

Obverse:  FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, "Faustina the venerable" Draped bust of Faustina facing right

Reverse:  AVGVSTI PII FIL "Daughter of the emperor (Augustus) [Antoninus] Pius" Concordia, draped, standing left, holding patera in extended right hand and cornucopiae in left.

A nice example with a good portrait.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 145 - 161 AD (this coin was minted between 145- 161 AD)

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.45 grams

ATTRIBUTION: (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 4701 RIC 496, RSC 21, BMC 1103

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Arnhem, Netherlands