Antoninus Pius (A.D. 138-161), AE As, issued 148-149, Rome mint, (12.23 g), obv. laureate head to right of Antoninus Pius, around ANTONINVS AVG PI VS P P TR P XII, rev. elephant walking to right, around MVNIFICENTIA AVG, COS IIII/ S C in exergue, (S.4308, RIC 862a, C.565). Attractive dark brown patina, nearly extremely fine, very rare in this condition.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously Noble Numismatics Sale 95, lot 5532 with tickets.