About this object

Silver denarius of Antoninus Pius.
Obverse: Laureate head of Antoninus Pius facing right, Legend around 'IMP T AEL CAES HADRI ANTONINVS'
Reverse: Fides standing left holding corn-ears and dish of fruit, legend around 'AVG PIVS P M TR P COS DES II'.
Minted in Rome.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume III, page 27, number 12.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
    Roman
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 138 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
    2014
  • Measurements
    3 g
Object view = Archaeology
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