About this object

Silver denarius of Antonins Pius.
Obverse: Bare head of Antoninus Pius facing right. Legend around 'ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III'.
Reverse: Personification of the Genius of the Roman People, standing right and holding sceptre. 'GENIVS POP ROMANI'
Roman Imperial Coinage Volume III, page 34. number 70.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 140 - 143 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    3.4 g
Object view = Archaeology
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