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    Attractive Faustina Jr. Aureus

    Faustina Junior, wife of Marcus Aurelius (died AD 175/6). AV aureus (19mm, 7.26 gm, 11h).   Rome, AD 161-176. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, draped bust of Faustina right, hair in bun at nape of neck and done up in ringlets framing her face / SALVTI AVGVSTAE, Salus seated left, resting left elbow on chair and with her right hand holding patera to feed serpent arising from cista at feet to left. RIC (Aurelius) 716. BMCRE (Aurelius) 151. Cohen 198. Calic├│ 2073a. Attractive high relief portrait. Scratches in field before face. NGC AU 5/5 - 2/5, edge marks.

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    January, 2015
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