Roman Empire - Faustina II (Augusta 161-175 AD), AR Denarius (Venus) - 18.5mm; 3.33g / RIC 734 var. - Silver

Description
Roman Empire - Faustina II (Augusta 161-175 AD), AR Denarius (Venus) - 18.5mm; 3.33g / RIC 734 var. - Silver
UNC (Uncirculated)

Faustina II (augusta 161-175 AD) - AR Denarius (Venus), Rome mint ca. 161-175 AD.

Obv: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA,
draped bust of Faustina Junior right, seen from front, hair brushed back in straight lines overlayed with three in parallel waves, all bound in chignon at base of head.

Rev: VENVS GENETRIX,
Venus standing left, holding Victory and resting hand on shield decorated with the Dioscuri.

Reference: RIC 734 var.; RSC 280a (?)
Weight: 3.33g
Diameter: 18.5mm
Metal: Silver

UNC and Rare coin (RIC describes a helmet beneath the shield)!

Provenience: ex private collection
See images for correct impression

Lot details
Country
Roman Empire
Nominal Value
Faustina II (Augusta 161-175 AD), AR Denarius (Venus)
Year/Period and Variation
- 18.5mm; 3.33g / RIC 734 var.
Precious metals
Silver
Type
Coin
Condition
UNC (Uncirculated)
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