Ancient Roman AE AS of  Emperor Antoninus Pius / Fortuna

Ancient Roman AE AS of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Fortuna

Code: 11758

£169.00 Approx $232.46, €197.89
 

This is an ancient Roman Ae As, of Emperor Antoninus Pius, minted at Rome between 140 - 144 AD 

Obverse:  ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP, "Antoninus, emperor (Augustus), Pius, father of the nation." laureate head right

Reverse: TR POT COS III SC, "Holder of tribunician power, consul for the fourth time. Decree of the senate" Fortuna standing left with cornucopia and steering a rudder on a globe

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: As

MATERIAL: Copper

DATE: 138 - 161 AD (minted at Rome between 140 - 144 AD)

SIZE: 27mm in diameter

WEIGHT:  9.85 grams

ATTRIBUTION:   RIC III 700a; BMCRE 1376; Cohen 899

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Cologne, Germany.