Antoninus Pius, (A.D. 138-161), AE sestertius, (22.60 g), Rome mint, issued A.D. 140-144, obv. laureate head of Antoninus Pius to right, around ANTONINVS AVG PI VS P P TR P COS III, rev. Salus standing to left, holding sceptre and feeding a snake arising from altar, around SALVS AVG, S C across field, (S.4214, RIC 635, C.711, Banti 340). Very attractive light green patina, mild areas of roughness on reverse, otherwise good very fine or better with a commanding portrait, scarce.
Ex RJM Collection with ticket.