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ID:     RIC_VII_182
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Fausta
Date Ruled:     AD 307-326
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 324-325
Weight:     4.39 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     FLAV MAX_FAVSTA AVG
Obverse Description:     Mantled and bareheaded bust right with waved hair
Reverse Legend:     SALVS REI_PBVLICAE
Reverse Description:     Empress (as Salus) standing facing, looking left, head veiled, and holding two children in her arms.
Exergue:     SMT
Mint Mark:     SMT
Mint:     Ticinum
Primary Reference:     RIC VII 182 (this coin)
Reference2:     Depeyrot 18/4
Reference3:     SRCV 3902
Reference4:     VM 001
Photograph Credit:     Stack's
Price Sold For:     65000 USD
Date Sold:     12/1/2009
Notes:     (1) Stack's The Golden Horn Collection: Lot No. 3004 (2) Ex Ex Numismatic Fine Arts Sale 27, 1991, lot 192; Jameson II 356 pl. Mazzini 16 and V p. 105, 5 pl. 30th