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Ancient Roman silver denarius of the Divine Faustina / Eternity

£158.00 Approx $195.54, €183.51

Code: 11809

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of the Divine Faustina, deified wife of emperor Antoninus Pius, minted in Rome between 141 - 161 AD 

Obverse: DIVA FAV-STINA, "The divine Faustina [the Elder]" Draped bust right.

Reverse: AETERNITAS"Eternity" Fortuna standing left holding globe & rudder. 

A fine example VF+ with a good portrait and toned silver.




DATE: 138 - 140 AD (this coin issued in her memory between 141- 161 AD)

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.34 grams

ATTRIBUTION: (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 4577, RIC 348, RSC 6, BMC 360

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Frankfurt am Main, Germany.