Diva Faustina Senior, died 140/1. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 7.13 g, 7 h), Rome, circa 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 1758b. Cohen 75. RIC 357a. A lustrous example struck in exceptionally high relief and with a splendid portrait. Good extremely fine.
From the collection of Yves Gunzenreiner and that of L. Harold, Hess-Divo 324, 23 October 2013, 29 and ex Bourgey, 26 November 1956, 107.