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Ancient Roman AE Dupondiusof Emperor Antoninus Pius / Liberty

£265.00 Approx $364.51, €310.3

Code: 11928



This is an ancient Roman AE Dupondius, of Emperor Antoninus Pius, minted at Rome between 154 - 155 AD 

Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XVII, "Antoninus Pius, emperor (Augustus) father of the nation, holder of tribunician power for the 17th time" Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right.

Reverse: LIBERTAS COS IIII S-C "Freedom. Consul for the fourth time. Decree of the senate." Libertas standing facing, head right, holding pileus

This is an exceptional example in about EF condition with a nice dark green patina

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Dupondius (1/8 of a denarius)

MATERIAL: AE (Bronze)

DATE: 138 - 161 AD (minted at Rome between 154 - 155 AD)

SIZE: 27mm diameter

WEIGHT:  10.66 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  RIC 920, Cohen 539, BMC 1948 (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 4279

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private UK Collection, London.