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156 175 NGC AU FAUSTINA Jr Roman Empire Denarius Fecunditas & Child 5/5 5/5 (17111110CZ)

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  • Roman Empire Denarius, 3.35g RIC M677, RSC 99a.  
  • Almost Uncirculated silver denarius of Empress Faustina II, wife of Emperor Marcus Aurelius issued between 156 to 175 AD.   
  • NGC Certfifed  to AU, Strike 5/5, Surface 5/5.
  • Obverse: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, draped bust right.
  • Reverse: FECVNTIDAS, Fecunditas standing front, head right, holding child (unidentified child of Faustina) and scepter.
  • Fecunditas (Latin: "fecundity, fertility") was the goddess of fertility. She was portrayed as a matron, sometimes holding a cornucopia, with children in her arms or standing next to her.