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138 Antoninus Pius NGC AU Roman Empire Denarius Rare COS DES II Aequitas (17042702CZ)

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  • Roman Empire denarius, 3.05g, RIC 10v, RSC 78B. 
  • NGC Certified  to AU, Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5. 
  • Rare COS DES II reverse legend.
  • Issued late 138 AD, early in this emperor's reign.
  • Aequitas was the goddess of fair trade and honest merchants. She is depicted with a cornucopia, representing wealth from commerce and a balance representing equity and fairness.
  • Obverse: IMP T AEL CAES HADRI ANTONINVS, laureate bust drapery far shoulder.
  • Reverse: AVG PIVS P M TR P COS DES II, Aequitas standing left holding scales and cornucopiae.