Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Anonna

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Anonna

Code: 11785

£196.00 Approx $269.6, €229.51
 

This is an ancient Roman Silver Denarius, of Emperor Antoninus Pius, minted at Rome in 144 - 148 AD 

Obverse:  ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XI, "Antoninus, emperor, Pius, father of the nation holder of tribunician power for the eleventh time" laureate head right

Reverse: COS IIII, "Consul for the fourth time" Annona standing left before modius filled with corn ears, holding two corn ears & anchor

A nice toned example in VF condition

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 138 - 161 AD (minted at Rome in 144 - 148 AD)

SIZE: 18mm diameter

WEIGHT:  3.12  grams

ATTRIBUTION: (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 4067, RIC 162, RSC 283, BMC 621

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Cologne, Germany.