Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Equity
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About this item
This is an ancient Roman Silver Denarius, of Emperor Antoninus Pius, minted at Rome between 140 - 143 AD
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PI-VS P P TR P COS III, "Antoninus Pius, emperor (Augustus) father of the nation, holder of tribunician power, consul for the third time" laureate head right
Reverse: AEQVI-TAS AVG, "Equity of the emperor" Aequitas, draped, standing left, holding scales in lowered right hand and vertical sceptre in left.
A nice toned example in VF condition
DATE: 138 - 161 AD (minted at Rome in 140 - 143 AD)
SIZE: 18mm diameter
WEIGHT: 3.30 grams
ATTRIBUTION: RIC III# 61c, OCRE# ric.3.ant.61c
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Cologne, Germany.