Faustina I the Elder, 3rd issue, struck under Antoninus Pius
DIVA FAVSTINA, Bust of Faustina I, draped, right, hair elaborately waved and piled in bun on top of head: a band of pearls round hair in front
Vesta, veiled, standing left, holding long lighted torch, vertical, in right hand and palladium at shoulder in left; S C left and right in field
28.18mm, 14.55g, 12h
VF, well centred, brown surfaces
scarce, circa only a dozen examples in online auction archives
Pedigreed to 1915, ex Jacques Shulman (April 1916) with original tags; ex Classical Numismatic Group eAuction 409 (8 November 2017), Lot 613; ex UBS 45 (15 September 1998), Lot 892.