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Why add this Roman Imperial Silver Denarius from the Golden Age Hoard to your collection of ancient coins?
Faustina Jr., also known as Faustina the Younger, was a daughter of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius and Roman Empress Faustina the Elder, the only child of the pair to survive to adulthood. Married to Marcus Aurelius in A.D. 145, she became Empress in A.D. 161 when her husband ascended to the throne of Emperor during the Empire's prosperous Golden Age. This Silver Denarius was struck in Rome under the authority of Marcus Aurelius.
Classic symbolic imagery
The obverse bears the image of Empress Faustina Jr., diademed, draped, and facing right, accompanied by a legend describing her name and title.
As was typical for Roman Imperial coinage, the reverse of the coin you receive will portray a god or goddess, symbolizing a philosophy of the Empire.
Incredible Ancient Coin Graded About Uncirculated
This Silver Denarius of Faustina Jr., struck A.D. 147-175/6, is graded About Uncirculated (Sheldon Scale equivalent of 50-53) by the ancient coin division of the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The coin will exhibit complete details, with some of the highest features of the design worn flat. Authenticated as part of the Golden Age Hoard, the coin is encapsulated in a NGC protective holder, and presented in a clear Story Vault display case along with a brief description of Faustina Jr.'s life.
This Silver Denarius of Faustina Jr. is a beautiful historic treasure from the Golden Age Hoard that belongs in your collection!
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The value of the coin is not determined by its precious metal content.
This Roman Empire, Silver Denarius of Faustina Jr. (AD 147-175/6) - Golden Age Hoard NGC AU Story Vault is proudly minted by the Roman Mint. The expansive Roman Empire struck many varieties of coins throughout its reign. Carthage, Constantinople, and Alexandria were some of the empire's most prominent mints.
|Year of Issue:||AD 147-175/6|
|Variety:||Golden Age Hoard|
|Legal Tender:||Roman Empire|