Antoninus Pius, Gold Aureus

Item Reference: C190007510 In Stock Share
Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161). Gold Aureus, mint of Rome, c. AD 159-160. Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TR P XXIII, laureate head of Antoninus Pius facing right. Reverse: PIETATI AVG…
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Description

Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161).

Gold Aureus, mint of Rome, c. AD 159-160.

Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TR P XXIII, laureate head of Antoninus Pius facing right.
Reverse: PIETATI AVG COS IIII, Pietas, draped and standing left, holding globe on right hand and child on left arm. Two children either side.

Extremely Fine with toned lustre.

(RIC 302a; Strack 848; Calico 1602 (same coin as illustration); BMC 984; Biaggi 748 (this coin)).

7.29g.

Ex Leo Biaggi de Blasys Collection (NAC 49, 21/10/2008), Lot #255.
Purchased from Cahn in 1950.

Specification

Period138 - 161 AD
DateAD 159-160
Coin Group

Ancient Rome

Denomination

Aureus

Country

Early Empire

Coin House

Antoninus Pius

Metal

Gold

Mint Mark

Rome

ReferencesIC 302a; Strack 848; Calico 1602 (same coin as illustration); BMC 984; Biaggi 748 (this coin).
Weight7.29 g

Provenance

Ex Leo Biaggi de Blasys Collection (NAC 49, 21/10/2008), lot # 255.
Purchased from Cahn in 1950.

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