The unknown emperor
The Antonius sestertius thanks to its massive brass feels good inside your hand and transmits a sensation of value. The shining surface underlines this impression.Who was Antonius Pius and why did you never hear of him or know just very little about hi? For sure not because of him being really unimportant! But because he was one of the few State's rulers, whose time of ruling was nearly to completely peaceful. Yes, that existed, too. Not often, but it happened.
- every piece unique
- 5,5 mm thick and weighing circa 25g
- massive brass casting
- images appearing like reliefs
- front: image of the profile of emperor Antonius, writing (DIVVS ANTONINVS)
- back: in the middle SC and image, inscription (CONSECRATIO)
Why this coin?
This is simple to answer to: The quality is extraordinary. And because of every piece being unique the collecting brings fun. The massive brass and the image of Antonius furthermore give a feeling of payday in Antiquity.
Does this coin count for something?
For sure! Because differently as other coins this coin additionally is a piece for collections and a consecrations object! - Not many know Antonius Pius and so you can easily begin a conversation about the emperor on this coin.
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