Antoninus Pius

16,000.00

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Description

Rome, ca. 145-161 AD. AU aureus, 7.38 gr.

Obv: ANTONINUS AUG PIUS P P TR P COS IIII; laureate head of Antoninus Pius to the left.

Rev: Minerva standing to the left, holding Victory and resting hand on shield; spear against left arm.

Ref: RIC 158; Calicò 1460 (this obverse die); BMC 587 note.
Very rare. A superb portrait of fine style, original lustre. Good extremely fine.