FAUSTINA II AR DENARIUS
RIC 697 (Marcus Aurelius), RSC 144, Choice Very Fine+, 18.8mm, 3.36 grams, Struck Circa. 161 - 175 C.E.
Obverse: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA around pearl diademed and draped bust of Faustina to right.
Reverse: Juno seated to left on throne, holding patera in her right hand and scepter in her left, peacock at feet to left, IVNONI REGINAE around
Lovely old collection toning and nicely centered and struck on excellent metal. Scarce and quite an appealing denarius!
Ex: Gustaf Melin Collection, Sweden. Assembled Circa. 1940's