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147 NGC MS Faustina Jr Roman Empire Denarius Juno Peacock Mint State (18120903C)

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  • Mint State Roman Empire denarius, RIC M688. 

  • Silver denarius of Empress Faustina Jr., wife of Emperor Marcus Aurelius issued between 147 to 176 AD.

  • NGC Certified to MS, considerable luster is present. 

  • Obverse: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, draped bust right, hair waved and coiled at lower back of head. 

  • Reverse: IVNO, Juno veiled standing left, holding patera and scepter, peacock at feet to left.

  • Juno is a daughter of Saturn and sister (but also the wife) of the chief god Jupiter and the mother of Juventas, Mars, and Vulcan. As the patron goddess of Rome and the Roman empire she was called Regina ("queen") and, together with Jupiter and Minerva, was worshipped as a triad on the Capitol (Juno Capitolina) in Rome.