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SOLD: Antoninus Pius, 138-161 AD, AR Denarius, Pax, 155-156 AD

145.00 AUD

Origin:
Rome mint
Authority:
Antoninus Pius
Denomination:
AR Denarius
Composition:
Silver
Date:
150-151 AD
Obverse:
ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P IMP II, Head of Antoninus, laureate, right
Reverse:
TR POT XIX COS IIII, Pax, draped, standing left, holding branch in extended right hand and cornucopiae in left
Size:
17.34mm; 2.8g; 6h
Grade:
VF, lightly toned
Reference:
BMCRE IV 856; RIC III 252l; Cohen II 979; RSC II 979
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.
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