Faustina II Jr. Stunning Denarius. Wife of Marcus Aurelius. Roman Silver Coin
By admin, September 29, 2020
Faustina II (AD 147-175) AR Denarius (18.5mm, 2.80g) circa AD 176-180. Obv: DIVA FAV_STINA PIA, Draped bust right. / Rev: CONSE_CRATIO, Peacock standing right. RIC 744 (Aurelius); RSC 071a. This coin is guaranteed for life to be a genuine ancient coin. Here at Ancient Auctions we have pledged to uphold the highest ethical standards. Annia Galeria Faustina Minor (Minor is Latin for the Younger), Faustina Minor or Faustina the Younger born probably 21 September c. 130 CE, – 175/176 CE was a daughter of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius and Roman Empress Faustina the Elder. She was a Roman Empress and wife to her maternal cousin Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. She was held in high esteem by soldiers and her own husband and was given divine honours after her death. International Buyers – Please Note. The item “Faustina II Jr. Stunning Denarius. Wife of Marcus Aurelius. Roman Silver Coin” is in sale since Tuesday, April 28, 2020. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Roman\ Imperial (27 BC-476 AD)”. The seller is “ancientauctions” and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.