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Roman silver denariusof Divus Antoninus Pius
ROMAN SILVER DENARIUS OF DIVUS ANTONINUS PIUS, DIED AD 161

Divus Antoninus Pius, Died AD 161.
Struck under Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-180) and Lucius Verus (AD 161-169).
Silver denarius.
Diameter: 18 mm.; Weight: 3.18 grams
Rome mint.

Obverse: Bare head of Antoninus Pius right. Legend: DIVVS ANTONINVS.

Reverse: Eagle standing right on garlanded altar, head left, with wings spread. Legend: CONSECRATIO.

Very fine condition, a superb posthumous portrait.

Ex American private collection.

Reference: H. Mattingly, et al. The Roman Imperial Coinage. 10 Vols. London. 1923-1994. Volume III, no 430-1.

EV1305
$400


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