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As Faustina Jr - Venus


FAUSTINA JUNIOR (under MARCUS AURELIUS). Æ As. Rome, 169-176 AD. Obv. FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Draped bust right, double band of pearls in hair Rev. VENVS FELIX SC Venus seated l., holding victoriola and sceptre. RIC 1687; Cohen 276 Though classified as a common type, it is rarely encountered and seems much scarcer than expected. Nice natural untouched green patina. Portait of fine style, of the last years.

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Faustina Jr

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Great portrait, with a wonderful patina. No doubt about it, a middle bronze like this belongs in your collection... congratulations on this acquisition!
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