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Sestertius of Antoninus Pius

Bronze sestertius, 32mm, 26.86gm, issued AD 162. Rome mint.

Obv: DIVVS ANTONINVS, Bare head facing right.

Rev: DIVO PIO, Colum of Antoninus Pius surmounted by statue of the emperor.

References: Sear 5199, RIC 1269.

Issued by Marcus Aurelius for his father-in-law. The column and base were re discovered buried after the column had collapsed. The base was restored and now stands outside the Vatican.

2204NBL3458a   |   Fair-Fine   |   AUD 200    Add to Cart