ANTONINUS PIUS AE SESTERTIUS, "ANNONA"
RIC 635a, RSC 711, Near Very Fine, 34.2mm, 26.00 grams, Struck Circa. 140 - 144 C.E.
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III around laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right
Reverse: Salus standing to left, feeding out of a patera in right hand, serpent coiled round lighted altar, and holding scepter in left, SALVS AVG around, S C in fields
LARGE and BEAUTIFUL on quality metal!
Ex: Robert Thompson Collection, Philadelphia (most active 1960's - 80's)
With an earlier old collection tag in fountain pen.