About this object

Copper alloy sestertius of Antoninus Pius.
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III; laureate head right.
Reverse: [S]ALVS; ? left feeding snake over altar and holding ?
In exergue: SC

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; sestertius
  • Culture
    Roman
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 138 - 161 AD
  • Materials
    Alloy copper
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
    2014
  • Measurements
    18.4 g
Object view = Archaeology
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