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ROMAN EMPIRE, Antoninus Pius, sestertius, RIC 753
Sestertius (23,55g, 31mm, 12h). Rome mint. Struck AD 144.
Obv.: ANTONINVS - AVG PIVS P P, laureate head right.
Rev.: TRPOT COSIIIDESIIII, Salus seated left, feeding snake coiled around altar and resting left elbow on chair.
RIC 753; BMCRE 1651 note; Cohen 929 (coll. Elberling); Strack note on p.347, +83
Ex Cayn auction, May 2013

The only other specimen recorded seems to be that of Dr. Elberling, published by him with a drawing of the reverse in 1864, then taken over by Cohen 929 in his second edition, and repeated from Cohen by RIC 753, BMC 1651 note, and Strack p. 347, no. +83.
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Matthew C5  [Apr 15, 2015 at 11:25 AM]
One of the best out there for sure!
okidoki  [Apr 15, 2015 at 01:54 PM]
quadrans  [Apr 17, 2015 at 04:21 PM]
Sam  [Apr 17, 2015 at 10:45 PM]
Outstanding Sestertius , congratulations.
FlaviusDomitianus  [Apr 18, 2015 at 09:59 AM]
Fantastic coin!
David Atherton  [Apr 18, 2015 at 10:14 AM]
I nearly fainted when I first saw this. LOL But seriously, this is a real gem. Congrats!
ickster  [Apr 19, 2015 at 05:08 PM]
Even if there wasn't but one other known competitor, this coin is beautiful. Congrats!
Frans Diederik  [Jul 27, 2015 at 08:14 AM]
All coins are guaranteed for eternity
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