Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 556Auction date: 21 February 2024
Lot number: 895

Price realized: 140 USD   (Approx. 130 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

ANCIENT THEMES. Faustina Junior. Augusta, AD 147-175. Cast Æ "Medallion" (37mm, 39.65 g, 6h). Paduan type. Mid quality cast after Giovanni da Cavino (1500-1570). FAVSTINA · AVG · ANTONINI · AVG · PII · FIL ·, draped bust right, wearing hair bound up and tied with fillet / Faustina standing left with child standing behind, sacrificing over lighted altar; to left before altar, attendant standing left, holding simpulum; behind on either side, two female attendants; in background, statue of Neptune standing right with left foot on globe, holding trident and dolphin within hexastyle belvedere, of which four columns are visible; S C in exergue. Johnson & Martini 1729-38; cf. Klawans 2. Brown surfaces, minor smoothing in fields. As made. Mid quality cast.

From the Wayne Scheible Collection.

Estimate: 150 USD