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    Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161). Orichalcum sestertius (32mm, 28.62 gm, 11h).  Rome, AD 145-161. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS IIII, laureate head right / Minerva advancing right in fighting stance holding spear and shield; S C across field. RIC 779. BMCRE 1707. Attractive green patina. Well-struck on a large flan. Extremely Fine.

    Ex Cornelius C Vermeule III Collection (CNG 50, 23 June 1999, lot 191); Platt Hall Collection (Glendining, 16 November 1950, part of lot 1464); with Hall's original handwritten ticket, recording purchase from Zschiesche & K√∂der, Leipzig, February, 1907, for 13.50 marks. 


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