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Denarius of Antoninus Pius

Silver denarius, 18mm, 3.06gm, issued AD 158/159. Rome mint.

Obv: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TRP XXII, Laureate head facing right.

Rev: TEMPLVM DIV AVG REST (COS IIII in ex.), Octastyle temple of Divus Augustus containing cult statues and Augustus and Livia.

References: see Sear 4107, RIC 290a, RSC 804.

Edge metal bent behind head.

This coin comemmorates the restoration of the temple of Augustus by Antoninus around 158 AD.

1203RCH2352p   |   Nearly Extremely Fine   |   SOLD