Dupondii and asi of the Antonines

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Antoninus Pius, 138 to 161 AD

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RC 284 - Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD) - brass dupondius
obverse - [ANTONINVS AVG] PIVS PP IMP
reverse - TR POT [XX] COS [IIII] - Providentia standing pointing to globe at her feet
£48


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RC 3184 - Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD) - brass dupondius
obverse - ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP IMP
reverse - [TR POT XX] COS IIII - Providentia standing pointing to globe at her feet.
This coin has an attractive patina.
£65


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RC 604 - Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD) - copper as of 138 AD
obverse - IMP T AELIVS CAESAR ANTONINVS
reverse - TRIB POT COS - Clasped hands holding wand and corn ears.
This probably relates to Antoninus adopting the young Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, following the wishes of Hadrian.
£65


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RC 1628 - Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD) - copper as - Rome mint 142 AD
obverse - ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP
reverse - BONO EVENTVI COS III - Bonus Eventus sacrificing over an altar.
This coin has an attractive patina.
£75


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RC 621 - Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD) - copper as
obverse - ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TR POT
reverse - COS IIII
Statue of Diana, holding a bow and arrow, standing on pedestal in an arched shrine.
This coin has an attractive patina.
£80


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RC 176 - Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD) - copper as
obverse - ANTONINVS AVG PIVS . .  .
reverse - SALVS AVG  COS III - Salus (safety) feeding a snake rising from an altar.
This coin has an attractive patina.
£80


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RC 2908 - Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD) - copper as
obverse - ANTONINVS AVG PIVS . .  .
reverse - COS IIII - Ceres holding ears of wheat and cornucopia.
This coin has an attractive patina.
£80


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

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RC 487 - Faustina Senior - copper as - FAVSTINA AVGVSTA  [ANTONINI PII PP]
reverse - PIET AVG  SC - Faustina sacrificing over a tripod shrine
Faustina was the wife of Antoninus Pius - she died 141AD.
A coin with a nice green patina.
£45


Marcus Aurelius, 161 to 180 AD

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RC 3183 - Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar 139 -161 AD) - copper as of 153-4
obverse - AVRELIVS CAESAR ANTON AVG PII F
reverse - TR POT VIII COS II - Salus (safety) feeding snake and leaning on column.
This coin has an attractive patina.
£65


Commodus, 177 to 192 AD

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RC 3241 - Commodus (177 -192 AD) - brass dupondius of 181 AD
obverse - M COMMODUS ANTONINVS AVG
reverse - LIBERTAS AVG TR P VI IMP IIII COS III P P - Liberty with staff and Pileus (Cap of Liberty).
The Pileus or Cap of Liberty was the red conical cap presented to freed slaves (presumably while their hair grew back).
In the late 18th century, it was the symbol adopted by the American and French Revolutionaries.
£55


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