Divus Antoninus Pius.
|Triton XIV, Lot: 727. Estimate $500.
Sold for $800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Died AD 161. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.44 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck under Marcus Aurelius, AD 161. DIVVS ANTONINVS, bare head right / CONSECRATIO, funeral pyre of four tiers, decorated with garlands, surmounted by facing quadriga. RIC III 436 (Aurelius); Strack 4 (Aurelius); MIR 18, 27/4-10 (Aurelius); RSC 164; BMCRE 58-9 (Aurelius and Verus). Choice EF, deeply toned.
From the C.K. Collection. Ex Leu 59 (17 May 1994), lot 284.