Divus Antoninus Pius Æ Sestertius Roman Empire 161-162 AD Bronze Coin with Oxidized Green Patina Museum Reproduction CBRS0061
Æ Bronze Roman Empire Sestertius Divus Antoninus Pius, Rome mint, struck 161-162 A.D. under Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus. References: RIC 1269 (M Aurelius); BMCRE 880. The reverse depicts the column of the divine Antoninus Pius, the shaft and base of which survive. The latter, now in the Vatican, employs both classical and traditionally plebeian sculptural styles and marks an artistic transition in imperially sponsored monuments.
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