Sestertius - Antoninus Pius TR POT XV COS IIII S C; Victory

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Antoninus Pius (138-161)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 151-152
Value Sestertius = 1⁄4 Denarius (¼)
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Bronze
Weight 23 g
Diameter 31.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 261216
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References RIC III# 889,
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.889
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right.

Lettering: IMP CAES T AEL HADR ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P

Translation:
Imperator, Caesar, Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Augustus Pius, Pater Patriae.
Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar, Titus Aelius Hadrianus Antoninus Pius, emperor (Augustus), father of the nation.

Reverse

Antoninus, togate, seated, left on curule chair, crowned by Victory, flying left; he holds globe in extended right hand and roll in left.

Lettering: TR POT XV COS IIII S C

Translation:
Tribunicia Potestate Quinta Decima, Consul Quartum. Senatus Consultum.
Holder of tribunician power for the 15th time, consul for the fourth time. Decree of the senate.

Mint

Rome (ancient), Italy

Comments

Mass varies: 19.06–26.19 g;
Diameter varies: 26–34.5 mm;

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 (151-152) 

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