Silver Denarius issued by the Emperor Antoninus Pius in the period 158 to 159 AD, Ancient Roman Empire. Minted by Rome. Antoninus Pius became Consul for the fourth and last time on 1 Jan 145 AD (COS IIII on the reverse). In addition the obverse legend gives TR POT XXII, indicating the coin was struck during the period Pius held the Tribunitian Powers for the tweny second time, 158 to 159 AD.

Obverse Description

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

Reverse Description

Octastyle temple with seated figures of Augustus and Livia in central doorway; around, TEMPLVM DIV AVG REST; in exergue, COS IIII

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