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E-auction 397-310065 - brm_620889 - ANTONINUS PIUS Sesterce

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Estimate : 45 €
Price : 33 €
Maximum bid : 33 €
End of the sale : 23 November 2020 14:29:30
bidders : 8 bidders
Type : Sesterce
Date: 157-158
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 29,5 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 24,18 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan, un peu court sur les légendes à l’usure importante, lisible et identifiable. Patine marron
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Obverse legend : ANTONINVS AVG - PIVS P P IMP II.
Obverse description : Tête laurée d'Antonin le Pieux à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Antoninus Augustus Pius Pater Patriæ Imperator iterum”, (Antonin auguste, pieux père de la patrie revêtu de la deuxième salutation impériale).


Reverse legend : TR P [XXI] - COS IIII/ S|C.
Reverse description : Annona (l’Annone) drapée, debout à droite, le pied gauche posé sur une proue de navire tournée à droite, tenant un gouvernail de la main droite renversée et un modius de la main gauche posé sur son genou.
Reverse translation : Tribunicia Potestate unvicesimus Consul quartum”, (Revêtu de la quinzième puissance tribunitienne Consul quartum/ Annone de l’auguste).


Poids léger. un seul ruban visible.

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. uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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