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Antoninus Pius was one of the “The Five Good Emperors” that helped the Roman Empire prosper under his rule. In that period the empire expanded in size and experienced a time of great peace. The front of coin displays the side profile of his face,…

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The obverse side of the coin pictures the winged bust of Victory, possibly chosen in hopes for success in the Jugurthine War. The reverse pictures Mars, the god of war, holding a spear and a trophy next to grain. Also on the reverse is an apex, which…
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