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    Faustina Junior (AD 147-175/6). AE medallion (40mm, 51.05 gm, 12h). XF, smoothing. Rome, AD 147-150. FAVSTINA AVG-PII AVGVSTI F, draped bust of Faustina Junior left, seen from front, hair coiled into large chignon at back of head with waves along brow line / Anepigraphic, Venus standing facing, long scepter in right hand, apple upward in left; Cupid standing facing, head right, holding arrow in right hand and unstrung bow in left, , atop garlanded and paneled cippus to left, pair of doves perched on ornate basin on columnate stand to right, left dove drinking, right dove looking at Venus. Gnecchi II pg. 40, 12 and pl. 67, 7/10 (obv./rev.). Strack -. Banti 151. Toynbee -. Dressel -. BMCREM -. MRV -. MFA -. Froehner -. Cohen 290. Condition described in previous sale record as "Good VF, black surfaces with coppery highlights, minor hairline flan crack."

    Ex Triton VIII (11 January 2005), lot 1148.


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    August, 2019
    15th Thursday
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