Faustina Junior (Wife of Marcus Aurelius), (d.A.D.175), AE sestertius, Rome mint, Posthumous issue, (22.83 g), obv. draped bust of Faustina to right, around DIVA FAV STINA PIA, rev. Faustina, holding sceptre, seated left on back of peacock flying upward to right, around CONSECRATIO, S C across field, (S.5227, RIC 1702, C.69). Deep green and brown patina, very fine and scarce.
Ex Dr V.J.A.Flynn Collection and previously CNG Auction 91, lot 914 with ticket.