Ancient Roman silver denarius of Clodius Albinus / Minerva

Ancient Roman silver denarius of Clodius Albinus / Minerva

Code: 12165

£265.00 Approx $295.43, €301.48
 

This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of Clodius Albinus, minted at Rome between 194 - 195 AD. 

Obverse:  D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES "Decimus Clodius Septimius Albinus Caesar" Bare head of Clodius facing right.

Reverse: MINER PACIF COS II, "Minerva, the peacemaker. Consul for the second time." Minerva, helmeted, draped, standing left, holding an olive branch in right hand and shield set on ground in left hand; spear rests against left arm.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 193 - 197 AD (this coin minted between 194 - 195 AD)

SIZE: 18mm dia

WEIGHT: 3.13 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC IV.1# 7, OCRE# ric.4.ca.7

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