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Denarius with head of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right. ANTONINVSAVG PIVSPPTRPXXII Reverse: Octastyle temple on podium. In center two seated figures. In pediment uncertain figures. On roof, facing quadriga (?) in center and Victories (?) on angles. Left and right in front of temple, statues. ...

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Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 158–159

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 2.86 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

32.1218

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins