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What an impressive collection of empresses, @LONGINUS! And an educational write-up! Here's a matron with a Juno reverse!


Faustina II, AD 147-175.
Roman orichalcum sestertius, 26.73 g, 32.2 mm, 11 h.
Rome, late AD 161 – early 163.
Obv: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA, bare-headed and draped bust, right; Beckmann Type 8 hairstyle.
Rev: IVNONI REGINAE S C, Juno standing left, holding patera and scepter, peacock at feet.
Refs: RIC 1651; BMC 921; Cohen 142; RCV 5277; MIR 19-6/10a,b.
Notes: Obverse die match to BMCRE 921. Heritage Select Auction 232238, lot
64276, 21 September 2022.

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L. Titurius L.f. Sabinus. (89 B.C.)
AR Denarius
O: Bare head of King Tatius right, SABIN downward behind, TA in monogram before;
R: Two Roman soldiers running left, each bearing a Sabine woman in his arms, L·TITVRI in ex.
Crawford 344/1a,RSC I Tituria 2, Sydenham 698a, SRCV I 249

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