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ID:     RIC_VII_061
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Fausta
Date Ruled:     AD 307
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 324-325
Weight:     4.31 g
Obverse Legend:     FLAV ● MAX ●_FAVSTA AVG
Obverse Description:     Mantled and bareheaded bust right with waved hair
Reverse Legend:     SPES REIP_VBLICAE
Reverse Description:     Empress (as Spes) standing facing, looking left,and holding two children in her arms.
Exergue:     SIRM
Mint Mark:     SIRM
Mint:     Sirmium
Primary Reference:     RIC VII 061 (this coin cited)
Reference2:     Depeyrot 9/7
Reference3:     Cohen 14
Reference4:     VM 002
Photograph Credit:     Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG
Source:     http://www.arsclassicacoins.com/
Price Sold For:     7500 Swiss Franc
Date Sold:     7/10/2009
Grade:     VF
Notes:     (1) Numismatica Ars Classica Auction 52: Lot No. 1181 (2) Ex M&M 21, 1960, 98 and Aufhäuser 17, 2003, 644 sales.