Faustina Senior, Augusta, 138-140/1. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 7.26 g, 6 h), Rome, 146-161. DIVA FAVSTINA Diademed and draped bust of Diva Faustina to right. Rev. AVGVSTA Ceres, veiled, standing front, head to left, holding torches in her upraised hands. BMC 403. Calicó 1758a. Cohen 75. RIC 357a. An attractive example with beautiful reddish toning. Very fine.
From the collection of Dr. A. Drakul, ex Auctiones GmbH E-Auction 15, 21 April 2013, 32 and from the collection of Archer M. Huntington, Numismatica Ars Classica 67, 17 October 2012, 340 (HSA 30121).