The Sestertius denomination
The Sestertius was an ancient Roman coin. During the Roman Republic it was a small, silver coin issued only on rare occasions. During the Roman Empire it was a large brass coin.

The name sestertius means "two and one half", referring to its nominal value of two and a half asses, a value that was useful for commerce because it was one quarter of a denarius, a coin worth ten asses. The name is derived from semis, "half" and "tertius", "third", in which "third" refers to the third as: the sestertius was worth two full asses and half of a third.

The brass sestertius typically weighs in the region of 25 to 28 grammes, is around 32–34 mm in diameter and about 4 mm thick.

Sestertii continued to be struck until the late 3rd century, although there was a marked deterioration in the quality of the metal used and the striking even though portraiture remained strong.
Sestertius
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A003(0).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 143-144 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS IIIType: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: IMPERATOR II S CType: Victory, winged, draped, flying right, holding trophy, pointing upwards to right, in both hands

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 25.29 g

"Antoninus Pius received his second imperial acclamation, as recorded in this coin’s reverse legend, for the victory by his governor in Britannia, Quintus Lollius Urbicus, over the Brigantes in 143 AD. It was Urbicus that also constructed the Antonine Wall in Scotland from Forth to Clyde." - CNG

The obverse translates to "Antoninus Augustus Pius, Father of the Fatherland, Holding the power of the Tribune of the Plebs, Consul for the third time"

The reverse translates to "Commander-in-Chief for the second time" SC stands for "senatus consultum", a decree of the senate.

RIC III Antoninus Pius 717a
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A004.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 141-143 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: IVNONI SISPITAE SC Type: Juno Sospita walking right, wearing goatskin, preceded by serpent on ground, brandishing spear and holding long shield

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 27.55 g
Pius was born in Lanuvium and had temples built there and restored, probably including Juno Sospita, this is a rare type that probably commemorates that taking place.

CNG dates to 141-143 AD
RIC III Antoninus Pius 608
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Pius(0).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 138-161 A.D. in Rome
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP IMP II, laureate head right

Reverse: TR POT XXI COS IIII, Roma seated left on cuirass, foot on helmet, holding Victory and parazonium; shield behind. S-C in exergue.

Diameter: 30 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 28 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III 979a
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/228_Antoninus_Pius_Pax.JPG
An AE Sestertius struck 147 AD in Rome
Obverse: laureate and draped bust right seen from behind; ANTONINVS__AVG PIVS P P TR P

Reverse: Pax holding cornucopia set weapons on fire; COS__II_II / PAX_AVG / S C

Diameter: 31.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 26.33 g
No notes for this coin
RIC 777; Cohen 594
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/110_Antoninus_Pius_Apollo.JPG
An AE Sestertius struck 140 AD in Rome
Obverse: laureate head right; ANTONINVS AVG PI_VS P P TR P COS III

Reverse: Apollo standing left holding lyre and patera; APOLLI_NI__AVGVSTO / S C

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 19.4 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III 598a, Cohen 62
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Antoninus_Pius.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 140-144 AD in Rome
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III / laureate head right

Reverse: SALVS AVG, SC below / Salus seated left by altar, holding patera, feeding a serpent rising from altar and resting left arm on the back of the chair

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 22.78 g
No notes for this coin
RIC 637; Cohen 724.
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Roma_Auction_Pic_(Obv_and_Rev)(45).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck AD 153-154 in Rome
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XVII, laureate head right

Reverse: LIBERTAS COS IIII, Libertas standing facing, head right, holding pileus in left hand and with right arm outstretched; S-C across fields

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 22.92 g
No notes for this coin
RIC 916a; C. 535
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A005.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 141-143 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Type: Head of Antoninus Pius facing right, wearing laurel wreath

Reverse: Legend: SALVS AVG SC Type: Salus, draped, standing facing, head left, feeding snake coiled round altar, and holding rudder on globe

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 24.96 g

CNG dates to 141-143 AD

RIC III Antoninus Pius 636
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A026(0).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 147 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS IIII Type: Head of Antoninus Pius facing right, wearing laurel wreath

Reverse: Legend: SC Type: Mars, draped, naked but for cloak hanging behind him, advancing right, holding transverse spear in right hand and trophy over left shoulder in left

Diameter: 31 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 23.57 g

CNG specifically dates to 147 AD

RIC III Antoninus Pius 778
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A027(1).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 140-144 AD in Rome
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III - Head of Antoninus Pius facing right, wearing laurel wreath

Reverse: SALVS AVG - Salus, draped, standing left, feeding out of patera in right hand snake coiled round altar left and holding vertical sceptre in left; S-C in fields

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: 5 H
Weight: 22.15 g
NAC AG dates specifically to 144 AD and has this to say "Note To the extent that coin types are a reflection of imperial interests, we can assume there was a concern for the health of the emperor early in 144, when this sestertius was issued. The concern appears to have been reduced by the year’s end, but still lingered in the years immediately following. The inscription SALVS AVG (‘the health of the emperor’) and the image of Salus, the goddess of health, feeding from a patera a snake that rises from the flaming altar, reflect vows made on behalf of Pius’ well-being. It perhaps is no coincidence that in this same year a significant coinage was issued for the emperor’s principal heir, Marcus Aurelius, who is celebrated as ‘Princeps Iuventutis,’ the leader of young men being trained in the arts of war and peace. This emphasis on dynasty is reinforced in this year’s coinage with the celebration of Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius having been designated as the consuls of 145."
RIC III Antoninus Pius 635a
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A028(0).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 143-144 AD in Rome
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III - Head of Antoninus Pius facing right, wearing laurel wreath

Reverse: IMPERATOR II - Fides, draped, standing, right, holding two corn-ears downwards in right hand and dish of fruit on raised left hand; S-C in fields

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 22.88 g
CNG dates to 141-143 AD
RIC III Antoninus Pius 716a
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A015(0).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 161 AD in Rome
Obverse: DIVVS ANTONINVS - Bare head of Antoninus Pius facing right

Reverse: CONSECRATIO - Pyre in four tiers, decorated with swagged hangings and garlands, surmounted by facing quadriga; S-C in fields

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 23.28 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Marcus Aurelius 1266
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A033(0).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 159-160 AD in Rome
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XXIII - Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: PIETATI AVG COS IIII - Pietas, draped, standing left, holding globe on extended right hand and child in left arm: to left and right, a small child standing, left, each raising right hand; S-C in fields

Diameter: 31 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 22.97 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 1031
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A014.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 140-144 AD in Rome
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III, Head of Antoninus Pius facing right, wearing laurel wreath

Reverse: TIBERIS, Tiber, crowned with reeds, reclining left, resting left elbow on rock, from which water flows and resting right hand on forepart of boat, on left; in left hand, a reed; SC in exergue

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 22.08 g
CNG dates to 141-143 AD
RIC III Antoninus Pius 643a
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A048(0).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 158-159 AD in Rome
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XXII, Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: COS IIII, Togate figure standing, front, head left, on cippus in shrine of two arches, with semi-circular top: he extends right hand and holds vertical scepter in left; SC in exergue

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 25.54 g
"The temple depicted on the reverse is uncertain, but the attributes of the figure within suggest it is a statue of Genius Senatus or an Emperor as 'pacifer.'" -CNG In looking at "GENIO SENATVS" issues of Pius the figure is most definitely the same
RIC III Antoninus Pius 999
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A043(0).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 148-149 AD in Rome
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XII, Head of Antoninus Pius facing right, wearing laurel wreath

Reverse: COS IIII, Aequitas, draped, standing facing, head left, holding scales in extended right hand and cornucopia in left; S-C in fields

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 23.31 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 855
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Untitled(179).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 147-148 AD in Rome
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XI, Head of Antoninus Pius facing right, wearing laurel wreath

Reverse: ANNONA AVG, Annona standing facing, head left, holding grain ears and anchor; modius at left; SC in fields; COS IIII in exergue

Diameter: 31 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 29.17 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 840
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A040.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 148-149 AD in Rome
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P, Head of Antoninus Pius facing right, wearing laurel wreath

Reverse: PAX AVG COS IIII, Pax, draped, standing facing, head left, with torch in right hand setting fire to heap of arms on ground at left, and holding cornucopia in left hand; SC in exergue

Diameter: 30 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 24.58 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 777
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Untitled(183).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 138 AD in Rome
Obverse: IMP T AELIVS CAESAR ANTONINVS, Bare head of Antoninus Pius, right

Reverse: TRIB POT COS, Pietas, veiled, standing left, raising hand and holding incense box; to left, altar; S-C in fields; PIETAS in exergue

Diameter: 0 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 22 g

Minted circa February 25th-July 10th, 138 AD

RIC II, Part 3 (second edition) Hadrian 2743-2744; [RIC II (Hadrian) 1083a]
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Untitled(184).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 138 AD in Rome
Obverse: IMP T AELIVS CAESAR ANTONINVS, Bare head of Antoninus Pius, right

Reverse: TRIB POT COS DES II, Pietas, veiled, standing left, raising hand and holding incense box; to left, altar; S-C in fields; PIETAS in exergue

Diameter: 30 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 22.77 g

Minted circa February 25th-July 10th, 138 AD

RIC II, Part 3 (second edition) Hadrian 2768; (1st edition RIC II 1083a)
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A087.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 145-161 AD in Rome
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P, Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: TR POT COS IIII LIBERALITAS AVG V, Pius, seated left on platform on right; in front, attendant, seated left, and another, standing left, holding up account board; on steps to platform, citizen standing right, holding out fold of toga; S-C in fields

Diameter: 31 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 23.02 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 790
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A094.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 140-144 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: CONCORDIAE Type: Pius standing right, holding small statuette of Concordia, clasping right hands with Faustina Senior standing left, holding sceptre; between them stand Marcus Aurelius and Faustina Junior, clasping hands over an altar; SC in ex.

Diameter: 34 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 27.98 g

"This reverse type is perhaps the most enigmatic of all of Antoninus' coins. The overall image is clearly that of matrimonial harmony, as evidenced both by the legend CONCORDIAE and by the male-female pairings. The difficulty, however, lies in the identification of the figures, particularly the smaller pair. Antoninus Pius is clearly identifiable: he holds the small statue of Concordia. He clasps hands with Faustina Sr. who, in her role as Pietas holds a sceptre; each stands on a low daïs, implying a somewhat elevated, though not quite divine status, as exemplar of marital concord. Of the smaller figures, Mattingly conveniently referred to them as a "man and a maid [who] plight their troth." Yet, in the first years of his reign, Antoninus Pius began to undo the dynastic arrangements established by Hadrian. Lucius Verus, though the son of Hadrian's earlier Caesar, Aelius, and clearly the previous emperor's favorite was delayed in his advancement and his betrothal to Faustina Jr. was soon annulled. In his place, Antoninus appointed Marcus Aurelius Caesar in 139 AD ; the following year, the new Caesar held the consulship for the first time. Now, as the clearly-designated heir-apparent, Marcus was without reservation be betrothed to the emperor's daughter, an event commemorated by our coin, and thus signal a new dynastic arrangement. Since Faustina Jr. was still a child, however, the actual marriage was delayed for five years." - CNG

RIC III Antoninus Pius 601a
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A097.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 143-144 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: IMPERATOR II S C Type: Fides, draped, standing, right, holding two corn-ears downwards in right hand and dish of fruit on raised left hand.

Diameter: 34 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 26.35 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 716A
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A099.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 145-147 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: COS IIII S C Type: Antoninus Pius, draped, standing in quadriga pacing left, extending right hand and holding eagle-tipped sceptre in left

Diameter: 31 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 23.11 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 767a
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A100.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 147-148 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: HONORI AVG COS IIII S C Type: Honos, draped, standing front, head left, holding branch in extended right hand and cornucopiae, tip turned away from body, in left

Diameter: 35 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 32.68 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 772
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A101.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 141-143 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: TIBERIS S C Type: Tiber, crowned with reeds, reclining left, resting left elbow on rock, from which water flows and resting right hand on forepart of boat, on left; in left hand, a reed

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 26.19 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 643a
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A102.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 155-156 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P IMP II Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, sometimes draped on left shoulder, right

Reverse: Legend: TR POT XIX COS IIII S C Type: Pax, draped, standing left, holding branch extended downwards in right hand and cornucopiae in left

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 24.58 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 945
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A104.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 152-153 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XVI Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: INDVLGENTIA AVG COS IIII S C Type: Indulgentia, draped, seated left, extending right hand and holding transverse sceptre in left

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 25.93 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 904
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A105.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 148-149 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XII Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: COS IIII S C Type: Aequitas, draped, standing left, holding scales in extended right hand and cornucopiae in left

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 25.54 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 855
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A106.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 150-151 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XIIII Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: COS IIII S C Type: Aequitas, draped, standing left, holding scales in extended right hand and cornucopiae in left

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: 10 H
Weight: 25.91 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 866
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A107.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 155-156 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P IMP II Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: TR POT XIX COS IIII S C Type: Fides Exercitus, standing left, holding two standards

Diameter: 35 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 24.44 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 943A
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A108.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 150-151 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XIIII Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: COS IIII S C Type: Aequitas, draped, standing left, holding scales in extended right hand and cornucopiae in left

Diameter: 34 mm
Die Orientation: 4 H
Weight: 25.44 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 866
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A109.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 140-144 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, sometimes draped on left shoulder, right

Reverse: Legend: PROVIDENTIAE DEORVM S C Type: Winged thunderbolt vertical

Diameter: 31 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 23 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 618a
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A110.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 145-161 AD in Rome
Obverse: Obverse Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: HONORI AVG COS IIII S C Type: Honos, draped, standing front, head left, holding branch in extended right hand and cornucopiae, tip turned away from body, in left

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 26.71 g

Numismatik Naumann attributes the reverse as depicting Antoninus Pius himself, RIC and everyone else continues to call it Honos.

RIC III Antoninus Pius 772
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A111.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 143-144 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: IMPERATOR II S C Type: Victory, winged, draped, flying right, holding trophy, pointing upwards to right, in both hands

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 28.95 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 717A
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A112.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 140-144 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: S C Type: Spes, draped, advancing left, holding dress and gathering up fold of skirt

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: 10 H
Weight: 26.47 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 626
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A113.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 151-152 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: IMP CAES T AEL HADR ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: TR POT XV COS IIII ANNONA AVG S C Type: Annona, draped, seated, left on low seat, holding two corn-ears in extended right hand over modius with corn-ears and cornucopiae in left

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 5 H
Weight: 23.76 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 891
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A114.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 152-153 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XVI Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: SALVS AVG COS IIII S C Type: Salus, draped, standing left, feeding out of patera in right hand snake coiled round altar left and holding sceptre, vertical, in left hand

Diameter: 34 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 24.24 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 906
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A119.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 157-158 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P IMP II Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: TR POT XXI COS IIII LIB VIII S C Type: Liberalitas, standing left, holding account-board and cornucopiae

Diameter: 31 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 21.27 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 987
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A129.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 144 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: DES IIII S C Type: Salus, seated left, feeding snake coiled round altar and resting left elbow on chair; under chair, flower

Diameter: 31 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 24.66 g

DES IIII signifies that he has been elected to become Consul for the 4th time in the new year, making this coin date to 144 AD.

RIC III Antoninus Pius 750
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A138.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck circa 140 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P (Antoninus Augustus Pius, Father of the Fatherland) Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: TR POT COS III ITALIA S C Type: Italia, towered, draped, seated, left on globe, with zones and stars, holding cornucopia in right hand and scepter in left

Diameter: 34 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 26.7 g

Ex. CNG E-Auction 482; Lot 423

RIC III Antoninus Pius 747a
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A139.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 159-160 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XXIII Type: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: PIETATI AVG COS IIII S C Type: Pietas, draped, standing left, holding globe on extended right hand and child in left arm: to left and right, a small child standing, left, each raising right hand

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 23.72 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 1031
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A157(0).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 145-161 AD in Rome
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P, Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right

Reverse: PAX AVG COS IIII S C, Pax, draped, standing, left, with torch in right hand setting fire to heap of arms on ground left and holding cornucopia in left hand

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 777
(44) Augustus
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/856_Augustus_sestertius(0).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 15 BC in Rome
Obverse: corona civica, two laurel branches around; OB / CIVES / SERVATOS

Reverse: legend around S C; •CN•PIƧO•C N F•III VIR•A•A•F•F

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 15.9 g
Cn. Piso Cn. f. moneyer
RIC I 380 (R2), BMCRE I 139, Cohen I 377, SRCV I 1649
(45) Claudius
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Claudius_sestertius.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 42 AD in Rome
Obverse: laureate head right; TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P

Reverse: legend within corona civica; EX S C / P P / OB CIVES / SERVATOS

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 21.4 g
No notes for this coin
RIC I 112, BMCRE I 185, Cohen 38, SRCV I -
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Clodius_Albinus.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 193 – 195 AD in Rome
Obverse: D CL SEPT ALBIN CAES / bare head right

Reverse: FORT REDVCI COS II / Fortuna seated left, holding rudder & cornucopiae, wheel beneath chair.

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 17.13 g
No notes for this coin
RIC 53
(47) Commodus
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Commodus(0).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 190 AD in Rome
Obverse: Laureate head right

Reverse: Libertas standing facing, head left, holding pileus and rod.

Diameter: 30 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 24.99 g
VF, dark brown patina, some weakness of strike on the reverse. Struck AD 190.
RIC III 562; MIR 18, 798-6/30; Banti 169.
(48) Commodus
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/commodus_ses.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 181 A.D. in Rome
Obverse: M COMMODVS ANTONINVS AVG, laureate head right

Reverse: FEL AVG TR P VI IMP IIII COS III P P, Felicitas standing left holding scepter & caduceus.

Diameter: 29 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 22.67 g

40

RIC 308b
(49) Commodus
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Commodus_(Obv_and_Rev)_2.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck AD 181 in Rome
Obverse: M COMMODVS ANTONINVS AVG, laureate head right

Reverse: IVPPITER CONSERVATOR TR P VI IMP IIII COS III P P, Jupiter standing left, extending thunderbolt and cloak over small figure of Commodus at his feet and holding sceptre; S-C across fields

Diameter: 31 mm
Die Orientation: 5 H
Weight: 24.77 g
One of my favourite additions in 2016. Double-struck on the reverse.
RIC 308c; BMC 448; Sear 5763
(50) Commodus
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A038.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 190-191 AD in Rome
Obverse: M COMMOD ANT P FELIX AVG BRIT P P, Head of Commodus facing right, wearing laurel wreath

Reverse: CONCOR COMMODI P M TR P XVI COS VI, Concordia, draped, standing facing, head left, holding patera in extended right hand and scepter in left hand; S-C in fields

Diameter: 30 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 22.71 g

Smoothing in fields ex. CNG eAuction 456 Lot 407

RIC III Commodus 579
(51) Decius
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/672_Decius_Dacia.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 249-250 AD in Rome
Obverse: laureate, cuirassed bust right from behind; IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG

Reverse: Dacia standing left holding staff topped with an wolf's head; D_A_CIA / S C

Diameter: 25 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 14.23 g
Rome, 2nd - 3rd emission?, 249-250 AD small flan
SRCV III 9399, RIC IV 112a, Cohen 18
(52) Domitian
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Untitled(132).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 85 AD in Rome
Obverse: IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XI CENS PER P P, Bust of Domitian facing right, wearing laurel wreath and aegis

Reverse: No inscription, Domitian standing in military attire, head left, holding thunderbolt and spear, being crowned by Victory at right standing with head left; SC in exergue

Diameter: 36 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 24.9 g
No notes for this coin
RIC II Part I (2nd Ed.) Domitian 404
(53) Drusus I
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Drusus2(0).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 41-42 AD in Rome
Obverse: NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMANICVS IMP / bare head left

Reverse: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP / Claudius, togate, seated left on curule chair, holding branch; arms lying around; SC in ex.

Diameter: 35 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 26.8 g
Nero Claudius Drusus AE Sestertius, struck by Claudius, 41-42 AD. NNF, ex Kjell Ruud
RIC 93
(54) Drusus I
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Untitled(164).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 41-50 AD in Rome
Obverse: NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMANICVS IMP, Bare head of Drusus facing left

Reverse: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP S C, Claudius, togate, seated left on curule chair, holding branch in right hand; various arms around

Diameter: 34 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 23.46 g
No notes for this coin
RIC I (2nd Ed.) Claudius 93
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Untitled(180).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck ca. 146-161 AD in Rome
Obverse: DIVA FAVSTINA, Bust of Faustina I, draped, right, hair elaborately waved and coiled in bands across head and drawn up at back and piled in a round coil on top

Reverse: Reverse: AETERNITAS (S-C in fields), Aeternitas, draped, standing left, holding phoenix (nimbate right) on globe in right hand and with left hand holding out fold of skirt

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 25.16 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 1105a
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Untitled(181).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck ca. 146-161 AD in Rome
Obverse: DIVA FAVSTINA, Bust of Faustina I, draped, right, hair elaborately waved and coiled in bands across head and drawn up at back and piled in a round coil on top

Reverse: AETERNITAS (S-C in fields), Aeternitas, draped, seated, left on low seat, holding phoenix on globe on right hand and transverse scepter in left

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 26.17 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Antoninus Pius 1103B
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Faustina_II_sestertius.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 161-164 AD in Rome
Obverse: diademed and draped bust right; FAVSTINA__AVGVSTA

Reverse: Juno standing left, holding patera and long scepter, peacock left at her feet; IVNONI__REGINAE / S__C

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 23.6 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III MA1651, Cohen III 142
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A140.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 161-176 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: FAVSTINA AVGVSTA Type: Bust of Faustina II, draped, hair elaborately waved in nearly vertical lines and fastened in a low chignon at back of head, down cheek, curls, right

Reverse: Legend: DIANA LVCIF S C Type: Diana, draped, standing front, head left, holding transverse lighted torch in both hands

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 27.7 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Marcus Aurelius 1628
(59) Galba
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/65136545_10156229216390736_3458128433458970624_n.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 68 AD in Rome
Obverse: IMP SER GALBA AVG TRP / Laureate and draped bust of Galba right

Reverse: SPQR OB CIV SER in three lines within oak-wreath

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 26.25 g
No notes for this coin
No references provided for this coin
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Untitled(174).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 242 AD in Rome
Obverse: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG, Bust of Gordian facing right, wearing laurel wreath, cuirass, and drapery

Reverse: PM TR P V COS II P P, Gordian in military attire, standing facing right, holding spear and globe; SC in fields

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 15.02 g
RIC dates this issue 241-244 AD, several auction houses, most notably CNG, have dated this issued specifically to 242 AD.
RIC IV Gordian III 307
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/1983599l.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 241-244 AD in Rome
Obverse: IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG / Bust of Gordian III, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right

Reverse: IOVI STATORI S C / Jupiter, nude, standing front, head left, holding long sceptre in right hand and thunderbolt in left hand

Diameter: 30 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 20.63 g
No notes for this coin
RIC 298a
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/GordianIII.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 238-239 AD in Rome
Obverse: IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG, laureate, draped & cuirassed bust right

Reverse: VICTORIA AVG S-C, Victory advancing left carrying wreath & palm

Diameter: 0 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 25.35 g
No notes for this coin
RIC 258a, Cohen 358
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/79_Gordian_III_Jupiter.JPG
An AE Sestertius struck 241-243 AD in Rome
Obverse: laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind; IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG

Reverse: Jupiter standing, facing, holding scepter and thunderbolt; IOVI__STATORI / S__C

Diameter: 28 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 15.45 g
9th - 11th emission 241 - early 243 AD my first sestertius
RIC 298a; Cohen 111
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/360_Gordian_III_Pax.JPG
An AE Sestertius struck 240 AD in Rome
Obverse: laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind; IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG

Reverse: Pax walking left, holding branch and scepter; PAX_AETERNA / S__C

Diameter: 28 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 19.46 g
7th emission
RIC IV-3, 319a
(65) Hadrian
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/HadrianMauretania-2.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 134-138 AD in Rome
Obverse: HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Laureate, draped bust to right

Reverse: MAVRE-TANIA, Mauretania standing to l., holding two javelins and bridle of horse with raised r. foreleg. S C in exergue

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 22 g
No notes for this coin
RIC 859
(66) Hadrian
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Hadrian_(Obv_and_Rev_2020)_3(1).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck AD 119-120 in Rome
Obverse: IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG P M TR P COS III, laureate bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder

Reverse: MONETA AVGVSTI, Moneta standing left holding scales and cornucopiae

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: 5 H
Weight: 24.01 g
Ex. Roma Numismatics E-Sale 37; Lot 412
RIC 586c; BMC 1196; Sear 3611
(67) Hadrian
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/HADRIAN(1).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 134-138 A.D. in Rome
Obverse: HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, Laureate head right

Reverse: SALVS AVG S C, Salus standing left with sceptre and feeding out of patera a snake coiled around an altar.

Diameter: 30 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 23.4 g

65

RIC 786
(68) Hadrian
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Hadrian(2)(0).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 117 - 138 AD in Rome
Obverse: IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG P M TR P COS III / laureate bust right

Reverse: PIETAS AVGVSTI S-C / Pietas standing right, sacrificing over altar

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
RIC 587
(69) Hadrian
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Roma_Auction_Pic_(Obv_and_Rev)(43).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck AD 134-138 in Rome
Obverse: HADRIANVS AVG CO[S III P P], laureate head right with drapery on far shoulder

Reverse: Diana standing left, holding bow and arrow; S-C across fields

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 25.22 g
No notes for this coin
RIC II.3 2399; BMCRE 1543; Sear 3645
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/674_Mamaea_Felicitas.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 230 AD in Rome
Obverse: draped bust right; IVLIA MAMA_EA AVGVSTA

Reverse: Felicitas seated left holding caduceus and cornucopiae; FELICI_TAS PVBLICA / S C

Diameter: 29 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 19.84 g
No notes for this coin
RIC IV Sev. Alex. 679; Cohen 26, BMC 661
(71) Lucilla
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Lucilla_sestertius.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 164-166 AD in Rome
Obverse: draped bust right; LVCILLAE AVG__ANTONINI AVG F

Reverse: Venus facing, head left, holding apple and scepter; VENVS / S__C

Diameter: 30.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 22.8 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III MA 1763; SRCV II 5507, BMCRE IV 1172, Cohen III 77
(72) Lucilla
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A154.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 164-169 AD in Rome
Obverse: LVCILLAE AVG M ANTONINI AVG F, Bust of Lucilla, hair waved and fastened in a low chignon at back of head, draped, right

Reverse: VENVS S C, Venus, draped, seated left, holding winged Victory in extended right hand and scepter in left hand

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 21.57 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Marcus Aurelius 1776
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A115.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 165 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX Type: Head of Lucius Verus, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: TR POT V IMP III COS II S C Type: Parthia, draped, seated left on shields before a trophy

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 5 H
Weight: 26.12 g

This coin is propaganda celebrating the conquest of Parthia (modern Iran). On the obverse he is wearing the title PARTH MAX short for PARTHICVS MAXIMVS (meaning the Greatest victor over the Parthians). Note he is also wearing the title ARM short for ARMENICVS (meaning Victor over the Armenians), as in 163 AD they had captured Artaxata, the capital of Armenia. Marcus Aurelius decided to not take the ARM title as he had nothing to do with it.

RIC III Marcus Aurelius 1429
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A148.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 169 AD in Rome
Obverse: DIVVS VERVS, Head of Lucius Verus, bare, right

Reverse: CONSECRATIO SC, Lucius Verus, seated left in quadriga drawn by four elephants, on each sits a driver

Diameter: 31 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 23.31 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Marcus Aurelius 1507
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A151.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 166-168 AD in Rome
Obverse: L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX, Head of Lucius Verus, laureate, right

Reverse: TR POT VI ( or VII or VIII) IMP IIII (or V) COS III SC, Victory, winged, draped, advancing left, holding wreath in extended right hand and palm sloped over left shoulder in left hand

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: 5 H
Weight: 29.64 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Marcus Aurelius 1460, 1461, 1466, or 1478 (depending on titles on reverse)
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A155.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 163-164 AD in Rome
Obverse: L AVREL VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS, Head of Lucius Verus, laureate, right

Reverse: TR P IIII IMP II COS II S C, Victory, winged, half-draped, standing right, fixing to a palm-tree with left hand shield inscribed VIC AVG

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
RIC III Marcus Aurelius 1397
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A156(0).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 168 AD in Rome
Obverse: L VERVS AVG ARM PARTH MAX, Head of Lucius Verus, laureate, right

Reverse: TR POT VIII IMP V COS III S C, Aequitas, draped, seated left on low seat, holding scales and cornucopia

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
RIC III Marcus Aurelius 1479
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Untitled(107).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 171-172 AD in Rome
Obverse: M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXVI, Head of Marcus facing right, wearing laurel wreath

Reverse: IMP VI COS III, Victory placing a shield inscribed VIC GER in two lines on trunk of palm; SC in fields

Diameter: 30 mm
Die Orientation: 5 H
Weight: 25.22 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Marcus Aurelius 1029
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Marcus_Aurelius.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 158 AD in Rome
Obverse: AVRELIVS CAES ANTON AVG PII F / Head bare right

Reverse: TR POT XII COS II S C / Felicitas standing left, leaning on column and holding caduceus and scepter

Diameter: 30 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 15.21 g
Reverse has S CC in field, apparently from doublestriking. Notably underweight specimen.
BM-2049, C-728, RIC-1345
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Marcus_aurelius_sestertius_FORT_RED.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 167-168 AD in Rome
Obverse: laureate head right; M ANTONINVS AVG ARM__PARTH MAX

Reverse: Fortuna Redux seated left holding rudder and cornucopiae; TR POT XXII•IMP V COS III / S__C / FORT RED

Diameter: 31 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 23.5 g
XII 167 - XII 168 AD
RIC 957; Cohen 211
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Marcus_Aurelius_sestertius_Fortuna.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 177-178 AD in Rome
Obverse: laureate head right; M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXXII

Reverse: Felicitas standing left holding caduceus and scepter; FELICITAS__AVG__IMP VIIII COS III P P / S__C

Diameter: 31 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 20.55 g
XII 177 - XII 178 AD
RIC 1227, Cohen 184v.
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Marcus-Aurelius-Sestertius-10.png
An AE Sestertius struck 165 AD in Rome
Obverse: Laureate head of Marcus Aurelius facing right, text (M•AVREL•ANTONINVS•AVG•ARMENIACVS•PM)

Reverse: Providentia standing, head left, wand in right hand, globe at feet to left, scepter in left hand, SC across fields, text (TR•POT•XIX•IMP•III•COS•III)

Diameter: 34 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
RIC III 906
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Roma_Auction_Pic_(Obv_and_Rev)(46).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck AD 180 in Rome
Obverse: DIVVS M ANTONINVS PIVS, bare head right

Reverse: [C]O[NSECRA]TIO, eagle flying right, bearing aloft Marcus Aurelius, holding sceptre; S C across fields

Diameter: 31 mm
Die Orientation: 5 H
Weight: 23.95 g
No notes for this coin
RIC 659; Szaivert 488
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/AureliusProvid.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck ~164 AD in Rome
Obverse: Laureate head right.

Reverse: Providentia standing left, holding wand over globe and sceptre.

Diameter: 31 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 24 g
Obverse legend off flan and worn off, but likely to be M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG ARMENIACVS P M or similar. Reverse legend also off flan, but likely to be TR POT XIX IMP III COS III / S - C or similar.
No references provided for this coin
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A039.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 174 AD in Rome
Obverse: M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXVIII, Bust of Marcus Aurelius facing right, wearing laurel wreath, cuirass, and drapery

Reverse: IMP VII COS III, Roma, helmeted, draped, standing facing, head left, holding Victory in extended right hand and vertical spear in left hand; S-C in fields

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: 5 H
Weight: 24.89 g

ex. CNG eAuction 457 Lot 289

RIC III Marcus Aurelius 1116
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A079.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 171 AD in Rome
Obverse: IMP M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXV, Head of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, right

Reverse: VOTA SVSCEP DECENN II, Marcus Aurelius, veiled, togate, standing left, sacrificing out of patera in right hand over a tripod and holding scroll in left hand; COS III in exergue; S-C in fields

Diameter: 31 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 21.24 g

VOTA SVCEP[TA] DECENN[ALIA] II = Vows(prayers) undertaken for twenty years of rule

RIC III Marcus Aurelius 1017
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/A126.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 170-171 AD in Rome
Obverse: Legend: IMP M ANTONINVS AVG TR P XXV Type: Head of Marcus Aurelius, laureate, right

Reverse: Legend: FIDES EXERCITVVM COS III S C Type: Fides, draped, standing left, holding Victory in right hand and legionary eagle in left hand

Diameter: 30 mm
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 21.78 g
No notes for this coin
RIC III Marcus Aurelius 998
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Untitled(138).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 236-238 AD in Rome
Obverse: MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM, Bust of Maximinus facing right, wearing laurel wreath, cuirass, and drapery

Reverse: VICTORIA GERMANICA, Victory standing facing, wearing drapery, head left, holding wreath and palm; bound captive at left; SC in fields

Diameter: 30 mm
Die Orientation: 5 H
Weight: 23.15 g
No notes for this coin
RIC IV Maximinus Thrax 90
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Maximinus.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 236-238 AD in Rome
Obverse: MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM / Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right

Reverse: FIDES MILITVM S-C, Fides standing left holding two standards

Diameter: 33 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 22.65 g
No notes for this coin
RIC 78
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/1490_Maximinus_Victory.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 235-236 AD in Rome
Obverse: laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right from behind; IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG

Reverse: Victory advancing right holding wreath and palm; VICTORIA AVG / S C

Diameter: 28 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 19.7 g
III 235 - I 236 AD 2nd emission
RIC IV 67
(91) Maximus
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/376_Maximus.JPG
An AE Sestertius struck 236 AD in Rome
Obverse: draped bust right from behind; C IVL VERVS MAXIMVS CAES

Reverse: Maximus standing left, holding baton and spear, two legionary standards behind; PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS / S__C

Diameter: 30 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 24.35 g
2nd emission ex CNG
RIC 9, Cohen 12, BMC 123
(92) Nero
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Nero(0).jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 65 AD in Rome
Obverse: Laureate head left

Reverse: Temple of Janus with latticed window on left and garlanded and closed double doors on right

Diameter: 35 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 27.96 g
VF, brown and tan patina, light roughness.
RIC I 265; WCN 153.
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/711_Otacilia_Severa.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 247 AD in Rome
Obverse: draped bust right; OTACIL SEVERA AVG

Reverse: Concordia seated left holding patera and double cornucopia; CONCORDIA AVGG / S C

Diameter: 27.5 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 15.77 g
Rome 7th emission, 247 AD ex CNG
RIC 203e, Cohen 5
(94) Philip I
/Files/Images/Coinsite/CoinDB/Phillip.jpg
An AE Sestertius struck 247-249 A.D. in Rome
Obverse: IMP M IVL PHILIPVS AVG

Reverse: ANNONA AVGG S-C

Diameter: 28.5 mm
Die Orientation: -