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Roman Imperial Coins, Antoninus Pius, Aureus 154, xf

Römische Kaiserzeit, Antoninus Pius, Aureus 154, vz

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Product Description

Antoninus Pius 138-161. Aureus 19 mm 154 Rome. Laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TRP XI / LIBERALITAS VII COS IIII Lictor as Liberalitas, standing facing, holding coin counter and fasces with axe. RIC 229vgl.; GOLD, extremely fine
only four other specimen known; terrific portrait and graceful depiction of the Lictor
The depiction of the Lictor on the reverse of this splendid Aureus is remarkable, as the Lictor is not shown in his actual function as protector of the emperor but in that of Liberalitas, the personification of the emperors` largesse.

Additional Information

Category 1 Roman Imperial Coins
Ruler Antoninus Pius
Reign 138-161
Denomination Aureus
Date 154
Mint Rome
Material Gold
Condition extremely fine
Catalogue RIC 229vgl.
Catalogue 2 Calicó 1583
Weight 7.12 g
Diameter 19 mm
Item Number 79934