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Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius /

£95.00 Approx $130.67, €111.24

Code: 11913



This is an ancient Roman Silver Denarius, of Emperor Antoninus Pius, minted at Rome between 158 - 159 AD 

Obverse:  ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TRP XXII, "Antoninus, emperor (Augustus), Pius, father of the nation. High priest, holder of tribunician power for the twenty-second time" laureate head right

Reverse: VOTA SVSCEPTA DEC III / COS IIII, "Vows (prayers and sacrifices) undertaken for the third decade of rule. Consul for the fourth time." Antoninus Pius, veiled, standing left, sacrificing with patera over lighted tripod-altar to left.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 138 - 161 AD (this coin minted at Rome between 158 - 159 AD)

SIZE: 18mm diameter

WEIGHT:  3.28  grams

ATTRIBUTION:   RIC III 294d; RSC 1126a.

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. London.