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brm_336064 - ANTONINUS PIUS Sesterce

ANTONINUS PIUS Sesterce VF
100.00 €(Approx. 112.00$ | 92.00£)
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Type : Sesterce
Date: 156
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 31 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 24,43 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire à l’usure importante, mais parfaitement lisible et identifiable. Jolie patine vert olive
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection du Professeur M. Caselli

Obverse


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 acclamation impériale).

Reverse


Reverse legend : TR POT XIX - COS IIII/ S|C.
Reverse description : Providentia (la Providence) diadémée et drapée debout à gauche, pointant la main au-dessus d'un globe et tenant de la main gauche un sceptre.
Reverse translation : "Tribunicia Potestate undevicesimum Consul quartum", (Revêtu de la dix-neuvième puissance tribunitienne consul pour la quatrième fois).

Commentary


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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