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Faustina Junior, Denarius, Cybele reverse


Faustina Junior, Denarius, Cybele reverse

Faustina II, daughter of Antoninus Pius & Faustina Sr, wife of Marcus Aurelius and mother of Commodus.

AR Denarius; 18mm

Obv/ FAVSTINA AVGVSTA; draped bust right.

Rev/ MATRI MAGNAE; Cybele, turreted, seated left, holding branch, left elbow resting on drum, behind her, a lion.

Con/ VF/at VF

Ref/ RIC 3 [Faustina II], 706

Seller's Note/ A sad story: Faustina II gave birth to at least 13 children to Marcus Aurelius, and two sets of twins among them all. Their only son who survived was Commodus.

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