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Auction 17007  6-7 Dec 2017
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Lot 536

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Starting Price: 5000 GBP
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Faustina Junior, wife of Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-75), AV Aureus, 7.22g, Rome, draped bust right, her hair in bun at back and with band of pearls, favstina avgvsta, rev. salvti avgvstae, Salus seated left, holding patera from which she feeds snake coiled round altar (RIC 716; BMC 152; C.198), almost extremely fine
Bt. Spink, 17 October 1960, £90 - "almost FDC/EF". . In a separate correspondence, George Muller adds, "This empress was supposed to be a most charming woman, and the coin certainly does justice to this claim"

Estimate: £5,000.00-£6,000.00
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