Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Piety

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Piety

Code: 11807

£155.00 Approx $213.2, €181.5
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This is an ancient Roman Silver Denarius, of Emperor Antoninus Pius, minted at Rome between 150 - 151 AD 

Obverse:  IMP CAES T AEL HADR ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP, "Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar, Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Pius, emperor (Augustus), father of the nation"  laureate head right, slight drapery on left shoulder.

Reverse: TR POT XIIII COS IIII, "Holder of tribunician power for the 14th time, consul for the fourth time" Pietas, draped, standing front, by altar, looking right, holding forelegs of a standing hind with right hand, and dish of fruit; lighted altar right. PIETAS below

A nice toned example with a good portrait

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 138 - 161 AD (minted at Rome in 150 - 151 AD)

SIZE: 17.9mm diameter

WEIGHT:  2.87 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC 201var (bust type); BMCRE 735var (ditto); RSC 616var (ditto).

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Frankfurt am Main, Germany.