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    Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Peace

    Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Antoninus Pius / Peace

    $360 (approx conversion from £260)

    Item details

    This is an ancient Roman Silver Denarius, of Emperor Antoninus Pius, minted at Rome between 150 - 151 AD 

    Obverse:  IMP CAES T AEL HADR ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P, "Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar, Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Pius, emperor (Augustus), father of the nation." laureate head right

    Reverse: TR POT XIIII COS IIII. Pax, "Holder of tribunician power for the 14th time, consul for the fourth time. Peace." Pax, draped, standing left, holding branch extended in right hand and vertical sceptre in left.

    A nice toned example in VF condition

    CULTURE: ROMAN

    DENOMINATION: Denarius

    MATERIAL: Silver

    DATE: 138 - 161 AD (minted at Rome between 150 - 151 AD)

    SIZE: 18mm diameter

    WEIGHT:  2.77  grams

    ATTRIBUTION:  RIC 200c, BMC 729, Cohen 582, Kampmann 35.116.1.

    PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection. Bremen, Germany.

    Code
    12009
    Period
    Pre 1600, Ancient, Roman

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