Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Fortuna

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Fortuna

Code: 12173

£197.00 Approx $219.62, €224.12
 

This is an ancient Roman Silver Denarius, of Emperor Antoninus Pius, minted at Rome between 159 - 160 AD 

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

Reverse: FORTVNA COS IIII, "Good Fortune, Consul for the fourth time" Fortuna standing right, holding rudder and cornucopia.

A nice bold example in VF condition and toned

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 138 - 161 AD (this coin was minted at Rome between 159 - 160 AD)

SIZE: 18mm diameter

WEIGHT:  3.22  grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC III 300a. Coh. 383

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