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Ancient Roman AE AS of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Fortuna

£169.00 Approx $209.16, €196.28

Code: 11758

This is an ancient Roman Ae As, of Emperor Antoninus Pius, minted at Rome between 140 - 144 AD 

Obverse:  ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP, "Antoninus, emperor (Augustus), Pius, father of the nation." laureate head right

Reverse: TR POT COS III SC, "Holder of tribunician power, consul for the fourth time. Decree of the senate" Fortuna standing left with cornucopia and steering a rudder on a globe




DATE: 138 - 161 AD (minted at Rome between 140 - 144 AD)

SIZE: 27mm in diameter

WEIGHT:  9.85 grams

ATTRIBUTION:   RIC III 700a; BMCRE 1376; Cohen 899

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Cologne, Germany.