Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius /

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius /

Code: 11749

£160.00 Approx $220.08, €187.35
 

This is an ancient Roman Silver Denarius, of Emperor Antoninus Pius, minted at Rome in 139 AD 

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

Reverse: TR P COS II, "High priest, holder of tribunician power, consul elect for the second time" sprinkler, jug, lituus and simpulum the emblems of the augurate and pontificate

A nice toned example in VF condition

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 138 - 161 AD (minted at Rome in 139 AD)

SIZE: 17.5mm diameter

WEIGHT:  3.37  grams

ATTRIBUTION:   RIC 45 var; RSC 835a, cf Sear 4113

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. London. The United Kingdom.