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A silver denarius of the empress Faustina Senior with a reverse showing Aeternitas Coin Type: Silver denarius of Diva Faustina Senior, 139-141 CE
Mint and Date: Rome, after 147 CE.
Size and Weight: 17mm x 18mm, 2.9g
Draped bust right with elaborate hairstyle.
Aeternitas standing left, holding a phoenix with a halo in her right hand and holding up a fold of her dress with her left.
Ref: RCV (2002) 4576; RIC III Antoninus Pius 347.
BW Ref: 001 027 002
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