Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Everett Guy, Nov 28, 2020.
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@Everett Guy! This one is one of my favorite coins because it was a Secret Saturnalia gift last year :
Antoninus Pius, AD 138-161.
Roman AR denarius, 3.26g, 17.2 mm, 5 h.
Rome, AD 161.
Obv: DIVVS ANTONINVS, head of Antoninus Pius, bare, right, with drapery on left shoulder.
Rev: CONSECRATIO, pyre of four tiers decorated with garlands and statues and surmounted by a quadriga.
Refs: RIC 438; BMCRE 60-64; RSC 164a; RCV 5193; MIR 24.
Notes: Also struck with a right-facing bare head (no drapery) portrait.
Thats a great looking coin, definitely great detail.
Wow, yours definitely gets the best coin award. It is mint condition almost
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