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- Roman Empire denarius, 3.24g RIC 698, RSC 145, lifetime issue during the reign of Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
- Superb portrait style of Empress Faustina Jr silver denarius, wife of Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
NGC Certified to Ch AU, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5.
Pedigree: Ex CNA I (First Auction and precursor to CNG), 5/87, lot 217.
- Obverse: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, draped bust of empress with elaborate hairstle crowned with Stephane.
- Reverse: IVNONI REGINAE, Juno veiled seated left on low seat holding patera and scepter, at feet peacock.
- Juno was the Roman version of the Greek goddess of love and marriage.