Silver Denarius issued by the Emperor Antoninus Pius in the period 156 to 157 AD, Ancient Roman Empire. Minted by Rome. Antoninus Pius became Consul for the fourth and last time on 1 Jan 145 AD. This, COS IIII on the reverse. In addition the reverse legend gives TR POT XX, indicating the coin was struck during the period Pius held the Tribunician Powers for the twentieth time, 156 to 157 AD.

Obverse Description

Laureate head of Antoninus Pius facing right; around, ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P IMP II

Reverse Description

Salus seated facing left feeding a snake which is coiled about an altar; around, TR POT XX COS IIII

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