About this object

Silver denarius of Antoninus Pius.
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XXIII; laureate head right.
Reverse: SALVTI AVG COS IIII; Salus standing left feeding snake coiled around altar and holding sceptre.
Minted in Rome AD159-160.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume III, page 63, number 304.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 159 - 160 AD
  • Materials
    Metal; silver alloy
  • Location
    Congleton Museum,
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    2.9 g
Object view = Archaeology
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