Faustina Sr. Postumous Aureus, AVF, Holed as commemorative jewelry.

Ancient Coins - Faustina Sr. Postumous Aureus, AVF, Holed as commemorative jewelry.
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FAUSTINA SR. AV AUREUS

RIC 394c, AVF slight filing marks on side, 19.3mm, 6.88 grams.

This gold aureus was minted by Antoninus Pius after the death of his wife Faustina. Apparently she was considered the Jacky Kennedy of her day by some. (She was also the mother-in-law of the popular Marcus Aurelius.) This aureus was holed and presumably worn as jewelry in commemoration.

An interesting coin at a wonderful price if you are in want of a reasonable aureus.

Price SKU: ri243
US$ 788.00
  • € 669.33
  • £ 598.77
  • AUD 1,083.44
  • CHF 755.67
  • CAD 1,019.45

Rates for: 09/24/18

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