Ancient Roman Copper As of empress Crispina / Harmony

Ancient Roman Copper As of empress Crispina / Harmony

Code: 11899

£135.00 Approx $185.69, €158.08
 

This is an ancient Roman copper As, of empress Crispina, minted in Rome between 178 - 182 AD 

Obverse: CRISPINA AVGVSTA, "Empress Crispina" draped bust right

Reverse: CONCORDIA / S-C, "Harmony / Decree of the senate" Concordia seated holding patera and cornucopiae

A good example with a clear portrait.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: As (1/16 of a denarius)

MATERIAL: Copper

DATE: 177 - 191 AD (this coin minted between 178 - 182 AD)

SIZE: 28mm diameter

WEIGHT: 12.41 grams

ATTRIBUTION: (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 6013, RIC 675, Cohen 7, BMC 427

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Frankfurt am Main, Germany.