Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Modius

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Modius

Code: 11687

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

Obverse:  ANTONINVS AVG PIVS 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: ANNONA AVG, "Imperial grain supply" modius with two corn ears and two poppies

Excavated and VF condition.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

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

SIZE: 18mm diameter

WEIGHT:  2.81 grams

ATTRIBUTION:   RIC III 62a; RSC 33.

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