Silver Denarius issued by the Emperor Antoninus Pius in the period 153 to 154 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 obverse legend gives TR P XVII, indicating the coin was struck during the period Pius held the Tribunician Powers for the seventeenth time, 154 to 155 AD.

Obverse Description

Laureate head of Antoninus Pius facing right; around, ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XVII

Reverse Description

Vesta standing facing left sacrificing from a patera held above a flaming altar in her right hand and palladium in her left; around, COS IIII

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