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Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Fortuna

£180.00 Approx $247.59, €210.77

Code: 11923



This is an ancient Roman Silver Denarius, of Emperor Antoninus Pius, minted at Rome between 159 - 160 AD 

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

Reverse: FORTVNA COS IIII, "Fortuna. Consul for the fourth time" Fortuna, draped, standing right, holding rudder, nearly vertical and set on ground, in right hand and cornucopiae, with tip turned from body, in left.

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 138 - 161 AD (this coin minted at Rome between 159 - 160 AD)

SIZE: 17.5mm diameter

WEIGHT:  3.46  grams

ATTRIBUTION:   RIC III #300A

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Cologne, Germany.