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Sestertius of Faustina II

Bronze sestertius, 30mm, 18.2gm, issued c. AD 176 Rome mint.

Obv: DIVA FAVSTINA PIA, Bare-headed, draped bust facing right.

Rev: [CONSECRATIO] SC, Empress draped holding traverse sceptre born aloft by peacock right with wings spread.

References: Sear 5227, RIC 1702.

Brown patina, very scarce.

Reverse depicts Faustina the Younger being carried to heaven by the peacock of Juno.

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