About this object

Silver denarius of Antoninus Pius.
Obverse: Laureate head of Antoninus facing right. Legend around for type, 'ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XVII'. Much difficult to read.
Reverse: Vesta standing left, legend 'COS IIII'.
Roman Imperial Coinage, volume III, page 54, number 229a.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/Exchange; coin; denarius
  • Culture
  • Date made
    Roman (43 AD - 409 AD); 153 - 154 AD
  • Materials
    Silver Alloy
  • Location
    Item currently on loan
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Cheshire: Knutsford
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    2.7 g
Object view = Archaeology
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