Roman Empire. Antoninus Pius (138 – 161 AD) bronze dupondius

Roman Empire. Antoninus Pius (138 – 161 AD) bronze dupondius

SKU: C089
$180.00Price

 

Roman Empire. Antoninus Pius (138 – 161 AD) bronze dupondius

 

Obverse: Radiate bust of Antoninus right, legend around ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TRP XII.

 

Reverse: A tall and elegant Aequitas standing draped, head left, holding scales and cornucopiae, SC across, COS IIII around.

 

Origin: Mint of Rome. No mint mark.

 

Date of minting: Attributed to the years 148 - 9 AD.

 

Die engraver: Unknown die engraver at the mint of Rome.

 

Materials and method: Struck in bronze (orichalcum) from engraved dies.

 

Dimensions:  28 mm diameter.

 

Weight:  14.45 grams.

 

Condition: Very fine, reverse good very fine; glossy dark green patina; flan crack and pitting at 3 o’clock.

 

Stock no: C089

 

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