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Tanit:
Hi
Here is a sestertius of Antoninus Pius. I found this identification:

Obv: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP TR P COS III
Rev: CONCORDIAE S C ; large figures of Antoninus and Faustina Sr., clapsing hands, with figures of Aurelius and Faustina Jr. between, also clapsing hands, on either side of an Altar.
C.146

But reverse of my coin shows Antoninus who holds a small figure in the left hand. In more there is not S C. Can anybody explain me this difference?

Jochen:
Hi Tanit!

In the moment we have a discussion about this type! Please look at https://www.forumancientcoins.com/board/index.php?topic=34584.0

Best regards

Tanit:
Hi Jochen

Thank you very much.
Now I know:
- Antoninus holds the small statue of Concordia.
- SC in ex.

It is an interesting coin, I think. ;D

Best regards

Miguel Diaz:
Could this coin be a fake?

It seems there is a fake patina.

This fake patina could hide indications of a cast coin.

How are the edges?

curtislclay:
My initial impession too was that it might be cast, but (1) Faustina's face and COR on rev. look sharp enough to be struck, (2) virtually all of Tanit's coins are obviously authentic, so he must have a reliable source.

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