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Ancient Roman silver denarius of empress Faustina II / Juno

£155.00 Approx $194.72, €180.44

Code: 12225

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of empress Faustina II, minted in Rome between 161 - 175 AD 

Obverse: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, "Empress Faustina" Draped bust right, hair waved and coiled at the back of the head.

Reverse: IVNO"Juno" Juno, veiled, standing left, holding out a patera; at her feet, a peacock.

A nice example with a great portrait.




DATE: 161 - 175 AD (this coin minted between 161- 175 AD)

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.52 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC 688, RSC 120, BMC 104 (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 5255

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Cologne, Germany.