Diva Faustina Senior.
|Sale: Triton XIII, Lot: 322. Estimate $5000.
Closing Date: Monday, 4 January 2010.
Sold For $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Died AD 140/1. AV Aureus (7.14 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck under Antoninus Pius, AD 146-161. DIVA FAVSTINA, draped bust right, wearing hair bound in pearls / AETER NITAS, Fortuna, draped, standing left, holding patera in right hand, rudder in left. RIC III 349a (Pius); Strack 450; Calicó 1743; BMCRE 369 (Pius). EF, lightly toned, some luster, traces of deposits. Pleasing portrait.