Aureus - Antoninus Pius TR POT COS IIII; Roma

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Antoninus Pius (138-161)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 145-161
Value Aureus = 25 Denarii
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Gold
Weight 7.2 g
Diameter 19.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 260001
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References RIC III# 147a,
Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham; 2003. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 3. Antoninus Pius – Commodus (AD 138–192) (1930 reprinted edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.3.ant.147a
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Head of Antoninus Pius, bare, right.

Lettering: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P

Translation:
Antoninus Augustus Pius, Pater Patriae.
Antoninus Pius, emperor (Augustus) father of the nation.

Reverse

Roma, seated left, holding Victory in right hand and spear in left.

Lettering: TR POT COS IIII

Translation:
Tribunicia Potestate, Consul Quartum.
Holder of tribunician power, consul for the fourth time.

Mint

Rome (ancient), Italy

Comments

Mass varies: 7.03–7.36 g;

Example of this type:
American Numismatic Society (ANS)

Source:
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (145-161) 

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