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ROMAN COIN

A silver Roman coin; a denarius of Diva Faustina Senior issued under Antoninus Pius, probably dating from AD 150 (Reece Period 7). AED DIV FAVSTINA reverse type depicting the hexastyle temple of Diva Faustina, a seated statue inside. See Sear Volume II number 4573, and compare RIC 343. The coin is 17.5mm diameter, 2.4mm thick and 2.37g. Part of the lower egde of the coin is missing.