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Antoninus Pius, 138-161 AD, Syria, Seleucis and Pieria, Antioch, AE28, SC


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Syria, Seleucis and Pieria, Antiochia ad Orontem
Antoninus Pius
138-161 AD (uncertain date)
AYTO KAI TI AIΛ AΔPI ANTW[NE(?)IN]OC CEB EYCE(?), Head of Antoninus, laureate, right; within dotted border
Large S C within laurel wreath of eight pairs of broad leaves terminating in a pellet; below, numerical letter; looped ties at bottom; all within dotted border
28.15mm, 11.6g, 12h
gVF, fine style, wide flan, well centred, boldly struck, earthy dark-green patina,
Rarity Details:
listed in Butcher as rare; few examples with this numerical letter in online auction archives
Ex Pegasi Numismatics Auction 37 (14 November 2017), Lot 345
McAlee 555f; cf. Butcher 331 (different obverse legend); cf. SNG Copenhagen 216 (same); cf. BMC Galatia [Antioch] p. 188, 314 (same); SGICV 1495 var. (numerical letter); Lindgren I -
General Information:
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. This coin forms part of the large series of SC bronze coinage issued at the Antioch mint under different emperors.
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