Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 561Auction date: 1 May 2024
Lot number: 940

Price realized: Unsold
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ANCIENT THEMES. Faustina Junior. Augusta, AD 147-175. Cast Æ "Medallion" (36mm, 38.16 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. Attractive heavy green and dark brown surfaces. Near VF.

From the Cabinet of Dr. Arnold R. Saslow.

Estimate: 100 USD