1069954 | ROMAN IMPERIAL. Faustina the Younger.
(Empress, 147-175/6 AD). Struck 145-161 AD. AV Aureus. NGC MS (Mint State) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5.
Rome. 7.31gm. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA. Bust of Faustina the Younger, bare-headed, with hair waived and coiled on back of head, draped, right /
MATRI – MAGNAE. Cybele seated on throne to right, holding drum; a lion to either side. C 168; BMC M. Aurelius 133; RIC M. Aurelius 704; Calicó 2071 (these dies).
Ex-George Joseph Bauer (1870-1961) Collection, bought en-bloc by « R. P. » and then bought en-bloc by Münzen und Medaillen A.G; Offered by Münzen und Medaillen, auction XII, Basel, 11-13 June 1953, lot 824; Sold by J. Schulman, Amsterdam, auction 224, 18-19 January 1954, lot 679.
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