Faustina Senior Sestertius, Wife on Antoninus Pius
Æ 33mm/25gm, struck c. 138-141 AD, Rome Mint
Con/ VF; lush glossy milk-chocolate brown patina.
Obv/ FAVSTINA AVG ANTONINI AVG PII PP; draped bust r., with elegant hair-do.
Rev/ VENERI AVGVSTAE SC; Venus standing right, drawing up robe from r. shoulder and holding apple.
Ref/ RIC Vol III 1081
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