Denarii of the Antonines

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Antoninus Pius, 138 to 161 AD

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RC 2779 - Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD) - silver denarius of 155-156 AD
obverse - ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP IMP II
reverse - TR POT XIX COS IIII - Hilaritas or Pietas standing with two children
£45


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RC 276 – Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD) – silver denarius of 157 AD
obverse - ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP IMP II
TR POT XXI COS IIII – Annona (wheat supply) standing with wheat ears, etc.,
modius (wheat measure) at her feet, ship's  prow behind (representing import of wheat from Egypt)
£48


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RC 2786 - Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD) - silver denarius of 159-160 AD
obverse - ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TR P XXIII
reverse - FELIC SAEC COS IIII - Felicity standing, resting on column
£48


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RC 3069 - Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD) - silver denarius of 152-153AD
obverse - ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TR P XV
reverse - COS IIII - Vesta standing with implements.
£48


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RC 1790 - Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD) - silver denarius
obverse - ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TR P XII
reverse - COS IIII - Ceres standing with wheat ears and cornucopia.
£48


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RC 339 - Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD) - silver denarius
commemorative issued by Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus
obverse - DIVVS ANTONINVS
reverse - DIVO PIO - Statue of Antoninus enthroned with sceptre and olive branch
£50


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RC 1791 - Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD) - silver denarius, Rome mint 146 AD
obverse - ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP
reverse - COS IIII - Clasped Hands holding wand and wheat ears.
The clasped hands symbol probably refers to the marriage of his daughter Faustina to Marcus Aurelius in 145 AD.
£55


Faustina Senior - wife of Antoninus Pius (she died in 141 AD)

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RC 3089 - Faustina Senior - silver denarius of 141 AD
obverse - DIVA FAVSTINA
reverse - AETERNITAS - Eternity standing
£44


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RC 3181 - Faustina Senior - silver denarius of 141 AD
obverse - DIVA FAVSTINA
reverse - AETERNITAS - Eternity standing
£55


Marcus Aurelius, 161 to 180 AD

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RC 1610 - Marcus Aurelius (161 - 180) - silver denarius as Caesar under Antoninus Pius (158-9 AD)
obverse -  AVRELIVS CAESAR ANTONINVS AVG
reverse - TR POT XIII COS II - Spes (Hope) raising skirt and carrying flower.
Hope is usually shown as a young girl going out for the first time in adult dress and holding her skirt clear of the ground..
£48


Faustina Junior,
daughter of Antoninus Pius, wife of Marcus Aurelius

RC 3092 - Faustina Junior - silver denarius of 157-161 issued by Antoninus Pius
obverse - FAVSTINA AVGVSTA
reverse - AVGVSTI PII FIL - Venus standing with Nike (Victory) and shield.
£38


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RC 2973 - Faustina Junior - silver denarius of 157-161 issued by Antoninus Pius
obverse - FAVSTINA AVGVSTA
reverse - AVGVSTI PII FIL- Venus holding a Nike (Victory) and shield.
£45


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RC 2974 - Faustina Junior - silver denarius of 161-75 issued by Marcus Aurelius
obverse - FAVSTINA AVGVSTA
reverse - CERES - Ceres seated holding wheat ears and torch.
£60


Lucius Verus, 161 to 169 AD

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RC 3039 Lucius Verus (161-169 AD) - silver denarius of 163 AD
obverse - L VERVS AVG ARMINIACVS
reverse - TR P III IMP II COS II ARMEN in exergue - dejected captive Armenian seated in pile of arms
£55


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RC 3075 Lucius Verus (161-169 AD) - silver denarius of 161 AD
obverse - IMP CAES AVREL VERVS AVG
reverse - CONCORD AVG COS II - Concord (harmony) seated
As soon as Marcus Aurelius became Emperor he promoted the young Lucius Verus to be joint Emperor. This coin probably refers to that agreement.
£70


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RC 3076 Lucius Verus (161-169 AD) - silver denarius of 164 AD
obverse - L VERVS AVG ARMINIACVS
reverse - TR P IIII IMP II COS II - Mars holding spear and shield
£82


Lucilla (daughter of Marcus Aurelius & wife of Lucius Verus

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RC 3077 - Lucilla (daughter of Marcus Aurelius & wife of Lucius Verus - executed 182 AD by Commodus)
silver denarius - Rome mint 166-9 AD
obverse - LVCILLA AVGVSTA
reverse - CONCORDIA - Concord (harmony) seated
£45


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