Diva Faustina Senior.
|Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 630. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Monday, 5 January 2009.
Sold For $2200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Died AD 140/1. AR Denarius (3.45 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck under Antoninus Pius, circa AD 141-146. DIVA AVG FAVSTINA, draped bust right / PVELLAE FA-VSTINIANAE, official seated left on a platform, leaning forward to hand rolled document to young girl being held aloft towards him by man standing right before the platform; second official standing left behind the first, pointing towards the document; directly below the officials, second citizen bending to lift up second girl in order to present her to the officials. RIC III 399a (Pius); Strack 434; RSC 262; BMCRE 325. Good VF.