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143 NGC VF Antoninus Pius Sestertius Roman Empire Flying Victory Trophy (24032202C)

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  • Very Fine Roman Empire bronze AE sestertius coin.
  • Struck for Emperor Antoninus Pius at the Rome Mint.
  • RIC 717a, 27.73g (full weight), approx 33mm.
  • Commemorative issue struck to celebrate the award of Imperator for the second time to the Emperor. This resulted from the Roman Legion's victories in Britain.
  • Well struck with full legends.
  • Certified by NGC to VF Smoothing (not distracting).
  • Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III, laureate head facing right.
  • Reverse: IMPERATOR II SC, Victory flying right holding trophy in both hands.
  • Victory was the personification of military triumph by the Roman Legions.