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Diva Faustina the Younger, Rome Mint 176 AD, Eclipse of 174 AD

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This coin was minted in Rome in 176 AD. It was minted to commemorate the death of Faustina the Younger who was the wife of Marcus Aurelius and the mother of Commodus. She was implicated in the rebellion of Cassius in Syria during the solar eclipse of 174 AD. Note the eclipse of 174 AD was also seen in Rome. Photo Klassische Munzen Coins

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