Diva Faustina Senior. Died AD 140/1.
|Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 188. Estimate CHF20000.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011.
Sold For CHF20000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Aureus (Gold, 7.10 g), c. 150. DIVA FAVSTINA Draped bust of Diva Faustina to right, her hair adorned with pearls and piled up on top of her head Rev.
AVGVSTA Diademed and draped figure of Venus to left, raising her right hand and slightly lifting her skirt with her left. BMC - (but see p. 60, ‡). Calicó 1767. Cohen 127. RIC 367. A lovely coin with a portrait in high relief. Virtually as struck.
From the SF Collection, USA.