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Sale: CNG 67, Lot: 1556. Estimate $2000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 22 September 2004. 
Sold For $1975. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

DIVA FAUSTINA SENIOR, wife of Antoninus Pius. Died 141 AD. Æ Sestertius (26.07 gm). Struck under Antoninus Pius, 141 AD. Veiled, diademed, and draped bust right, wearing hair in elaborate coiffure / Ornate pyre consisting of four barrel-vaulted wings set on pediment; garlands hanging between columns; upper two ornate stories in descending size surmounted by figure with billowing cloak in biga of bulls right; the whole surrounded by a garlanded balustrade. RIC III 1135 (Pius); BMCRE 1430 (Pius); Cohen 188. Choice VF, brown patina. Very rare. ($2000)

From the Tony Hardy Collection.