Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Thelivinglady, Mar 15, 2021.
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Antoninus Pius. That's your emperor.
Someone else can help you with the type and other details.
The diameter in millimeters and weight in grams would be helpful to know, as would larger photos, obviously.
Here is my Antoninus Pius sestertius.
here is the writeup on mine. There is a picture of the slab at the bottom of that page, to give you some idea of the scale, if you are familiar with third-party slabs. (I suspect you must be, since you have a coin shop logo as your avatar.)
Mine is 31.7 mm in diameter, so the size of a US half dollar. Is yours that big around? If so, it too is probably a sestertius like mine.
I think that is a fine-looking Antoninus Pius AE. As others suggest, diameter and weight would be helpful to identify.
Sort of guessing, but here is one of mine (a sestertius) with Aequitas on the reverse. It sorta looks like yours:
Antoninus Pius Æ Sestertius
AN[TONI]NVS AVG PIVS PP TR P XII, laureate head right / [CO]S [IIII] S-C, Aequitas draped standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae.
RIC 855; Cohen 232/Fr. 4.
(28.62 grams / 30 mm)
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