ANTWN KAI-CAP CEB, Bare head of Antoninus Pius facing right
ΔHMHT NEIKO, Demeter, veiled, standing left with grain ears in right hand and holding torch or sceptre in left hand
18mm, 3.3g, 6h
gVF/aEF, fine style, nice green patina, high relief
ex Rusty Romans (ebay) 24 September 2006
Antoninus Pius was one of the Five Good Emperors. Under his 23 year long reign, Rome saw peace that it had not seen for some time. Demeter was the Greek Goddess of harvest and agriculture.