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DescriptionFaustina Junior (AD 147-175/6). AR denarius (19mm, 3.41 gm, 12h). NGC MS 5/5 - 5/5. Rome, AD 161-175. FAVSTINA-AVGVSTA, draped bust of Faustina Junior right, seen from front, hair brushed back in straight lines overlayed with three in parallel waves, all bound in chignon at base of head / VENVS G-ENETRIX, Venus Genetrix standing facing, head left, holding small Victory (?) in right hand and resting left hand on shield decorated with figures of the Dioscuri, resting on helmet. RIC III (Marcus Aurelius) 734.
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