Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Equity

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Equity

Code: 12172

£192.00 Approx $214.05, €218.43
 

This is an ancient Roman Silver Denarius, of Emperor Antoninus Pius, minted at Rome between 140 - 143 AD 

Obverse:  ANTONINVS AVG PI-VS P P TR P COS III, "Antoninus Pius, emperor (Augustus) father of the nation, holder of tribunician power, consul for the third time" laureate head right

Reverse: AEQVI-TAS AVG, "Equity of the emperor" Aequitas, draped, standing left, holding scales in lowered right hand and vertical sceptre in left.

A nice toned example in VF condition

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 138 - 161 AD (minted at Rome in 140 - 143 AD)

SIZE: 18mm diameter

WEIGHT:  3.30 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC III# 61c, OCRE# ric.3.ant.61c

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