Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Caduceus
This is an ancient Roman Silver Denarius, of emperor Antoninus Pius, minted at Rome between 145 - 161 AD
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP, "Antoninus, emperor, Pius, father of the nation" laureate head right.
Reverse: COS IIII, "Consul for the fourth time" Clasped hands holding grain ears & caduceus
DATE: 138 - 161 AD (minted at Rome between 145 - 161 AD)
SIZE: 19.4mm diameter
WEIGHT: 3.2 grams
ATTRIBUTION: (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 4078, RIC 136, RSC 344, BMC 530
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. London.
Pre 1600, Ancient, Roman