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brm_546420 - ANTONINUS PIUS Denier

135.00 €(Approx. 160.65$ | 120.15£)
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Type : Denier
Date: 152
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 850 ‰
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 2,95 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire bien centré. Joli portrait, bien venu à la frappe. Patine grise
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection C.N.


Obverse legend : ANTONINVS AVG PI-VS P P TR P XV.
Obverse description : Tête laurée d’Antonin le Pieux à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : "Antoninus Augustus Pius Pater Patriæ Tribunicia Potestate quintum decimum", (Antonin auguste pieux père de la patrie revêtu de la quinzième puissance tribunitienne).


Reverse legend : C-OS - IIII.
Reverse description : Annona (L'Annone) debout à gauche, et drapée, tenant deux épis de la main droite, la main gauche posée sur un modius posé sur une poupe de galère à droite, ornée d'un gouvernail.
Reverse translation : "Consul quartum", (Consul pour la quatrième fois).


Poids léger.

Historical background

Antoninus Pius

(25/02/138-7/03/161) Titus Aurelius Fulvus Boionius Arrius Antoninus

August (10/07/138-7/03/161)

Antonin was born September 19, 86 at Lanuvium. His family is originally from Gaul (Nîmes). It is a rich senator who married Faustina the former between 110 and 115 and thus entered marriage in Hadrian's family. After the death of Aelius 1 January 138, Hadrian chose Antoninus his successor on February 25 138 in two adjoining her adoptive son, Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus. Hadrian died on July 10 and Antonin succeeded him. He must first fight to deify Hadrian, enemy of the Senate. In 139, Caesar Marcus Aurelius and Faustina became augusta. His reign was peaceful and happy and symbolizes the "Pax Romana" of the second century. In 148, it commemorates the 900th anniversary with pomp of Rome.

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