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145 NGC XF Antoninus Pius Roman Empire Denarius Jupiter Thunderbolt & Throne (19010901C)

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  • Roman Empire Denarius, 3.56g, issued 145-161 CE, RIC 137, RSC 345.
  • NGC Certified to XF.
  • Attractively toned with underlying luster.
  • Reverse type depicts throne (believed to be a pulvinar of Jupiter or Juno). 
  • Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP, laureate, head of emperor right. 
  • Reverse: COS IIII, Winged thunderbolt on throne.
  • The pulvinar was a special couch used for displaying images of the gods that they might receive offerings at ceremonies.