As Antoninus Pius - Munificentia
ANTONINUS PIUS. AE Dupondius. Rome, 148-149 AD.
Obv. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XII Laureated head r.
Rv. MVNIFICENTIA AVG - COS IIII SC Munificentia staging left, holding a crown and a scepter, a lion at her feet.
Cohen 563 (3 F)
Scarce coin commemorating Munificentia, the spirit of imperial generosity, at the occasion of the celebration of Rome's 900th anniversary in 147-148 AD, with extensive shows in the arena of the Amphitheatrum Flavium. Other coin types from the same serie feature wild beasts: lion, elephant.
Paris coin fair, ex. Joel, 11 March 2000