Römisches Reich - AR Denarius, Faustina II (AD 147-175) - Two infant boys on a throne (RIC 712) - Silber

Beschreibung
Römisches Reich - AR Denarius, Faustina II (AD 147-175) - Two infant boys on a throne (RIC 712) - Silber
SS (sehr schön)

Faustina Junior, wife of Marcus Aurelius, (died A.D. 175), AR denarius, issued 161, Rome mint

Obv: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA - draped bust to right

Rs: SAECVLI FELICIT - throne on which are seated two infant boys,

The coin has interesting historical context. Twin sons Commodus and Antoninus were born to Marcus Aurelius and Faustina Junior just a few months after Marcus Aurelius ascended the imperial throne. The former became emperor and the latter died at the age of four years.

References: Sear 5260, RSC 191, RIC 712, BMC 139
Diameter: ~18mm
Weight: 2,59g
Colour: silver / grey (toned)
Proveniance: ex private collection
See the pictures for more details and correct impression

Los-Details
Geografische Herkunft
Römisches Reich
Währung
AR Denarius,
Jahr / Periode und Variation
Faustina II (AD 147-175) - Two infant boys on a throne (RIC 712)
Edelmetalle
Silber
Stückzahl
1
Type
Münze
Erhaltung
SS (sehr schön)
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