Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Pax Peace

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Pax Peace

Code: 12224

£165.00 Approx $208.86, €192.53
 

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: PACI AVG COS IIII, "Peace of the Emperor, Consul for the fourth time" Pax standing right, holding an olive branch and sceptre.

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:  3.34  grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC 301; Coh. 573

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