Lot 24334051: Roman Empire - AR Denarius, Faustina II (AD 161-175) - Two children (Commodus and Antoninus) on a throne (RIC 712) - Silver
19th February 2019
Roman Empire - AR Denarius, Faustina II (AD 161-175), wife of Marcus Aurelius, (died AD 175), Rome mint Obv: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA - Draped bust to right (several pockmarks on her face and neck)Rev: SAECVLI FELICIT - Two children (Commodus and Antoninus) on a throne.References: RIC 712Diameter: ~17x18 mmWeight: 3,19 grColour: silverEx private collectionThe coin has an 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.See the pictures for details.
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