Antoninus Pius, Sestertius, Aequitas, 149 AD
Ruler/Emperor:
Antoninus Pius
City/Region:
Rome
Denomination:
Sestertius
Composition:
Orichalcum
Date:
149 AD
Obverse:
ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TR P XII, laureate head of Antoninus Pius facing right
Reverse:
COS III, Aequitas standing left, holding scale and cornucopia
Size:
30mm
Grade:
gVF
Reference:
RIC 855, Cohen 232, BMC 1823

Very dark patina. 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. Aequitas is the derivative of the English word "equity".