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Coin depicted roughly twice actual size*

As of Antoninus Pius

Bronze as, 25mm, 11.75gm, issued AD 154/155. Rome mint.

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

Rev: BRITA[NNIA COS] IIII (SC in ex.), Britannia seated to left on rock, to left shield and sceptre.

References: Sear 4296, RIC 934.

Dark toning, rare.

The Antonine Wall was built to enclose areas beyond Hadrian's Wall that were captured in Antoninus' reign. Around 155 the Brigantes, a British tribe in the North, revolted.

2007NBL3259   |   Good Fine   |   AUD 250   |   (in cart)