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147 Faustina NGC Ch AU Faustina Jr Roman Empire Denarius Juno Pedigree (19040602C)

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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.