Roman silver coin (denarius) issued by Antoninus Pius, circa 145 - 161

Roman silver coin (denarius) issued by Antoninus Pius, circa 145 - 161

SKU: C052
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Roman silver coin (denarius) issued by the Emperor Antoninus Pius, circa 145 - 161 AD.

 

Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius looking right with the legend ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP around.

 

Reverse: The legend COS IIII around thunderbolt on draped throne.

 

Artist: Unknown die engraver at the mint of Rome.

 

Origin: Attributed to the mint of Rome. No mint mark.

 

Materials and method: Struck in good quality silver from engraved dies.

 

Dimensions:  18 mm diameter.

 

Weight: 3.30 gm

 

Date struck: Attributed to the years 145-161 AD.

 

Condition: Very Fine.

 

References: Cohen 345; RIC 137.

 

Stock no: C052

 

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