Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Salus

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Salus

Code: 11688

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This is an ancient Roman Silver Denarius, of Emperor Antoninus Pius, minted at Rome between 148 - 149 AD 

Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XII, "Antoninus Pius, emperor (Augustus) father of the nation, holder of tribunician power for the twelfth time" laureate head right

Reverse: COS IIII, "Consul for the fourth timeSalus standing facing, head left, holding patera & rudder on globe, feeding a serpent entwined around the altar.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 138 - 161 AD (minted at Rome in 148 - 149 AD)

SIZE: 18mm diameter

WEIGHT:  3.18 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC 181, RSC 281, BMC 670 (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 4075

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