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Denarius of Antoninus Pius

Silver denarius, 18mm, 2.87gm, issued AD 143. Rome mint.

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

Rev: IMPERATOR II, Victory standing facing holding wreath.

References: Sear 4087, RIC 111b, RSC 437.

Antoninus appears to have been acclaimed Imperator for the second time in 143 after Lollius Urbicus' victories beyond hadrian's wall. It was around this time that the Antonine Wall was constructed.

1301NBL3553b   |   Fine-Very Fine   |   SOLD