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CNG 91, Lot: 790. Estimate $300.
Sold for $240. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Faustina Junior. Augusta, AD 147-175. Æ Drachm (34mm, 22.99 g, 12h). Dated RY 15 of Antoninus Pius (AD 151/2). Draped bust right, wearing fillet / Altar of Agathodaimon: tetrastyle façade with garlanded entablature set on two-tiered base; above, aphlasta on either end; pyre of burning pinecones in center; statue standing within; L I Є (date) around. Köln 1961; Dattari (Savio) 3305-6; K&G 38.69. VF, brown patina, traces of green and earthen deposits, minor porosity. Rare.

From the Greenpoint Collection. Ex Davissons 4 (18 November 1994), lot 171.