15th Feb, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Coins & Banknotes

  Lot 11


Roman Imperial, Antoninus Pius (138-161AD) Sestertius (31mm, 21.41g), obv. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P COS III, laureate bust right, rev. CON COR DIAE around standing figures of Antoninus, holding statue of Concordia, and Faustina clasping hands, smaller figures of Marcus Aurelius and Faustina Junior between them, SC in exergue (Sear 4158; RIC 601; BMCRE 1236), weak rev. legend, otherwise near Fine RARE

Sold for £40
Estimated at £60 - £80


Auction: Coins & Banknotes, 15th Feb, 2023

An interesting and eclectic mix of coins spanning over 1000 years of history will go under the hammer in Tennants Auctioneers’ Coins & Banknotes Sale on 15th February. Amongst the nearly 600 lots are rare and fine examples such as a Gold Proof Set issued in 1937 to mark the Coronation of George VI, an AE Drachm produced in Alexandria mint in the reign of the Ptolemy III Euergetes (246-221 BC), a Portuguese Joao V (1720-56) 4 Escudos (Peca) minted in Lisbon in 1727 and two consecutively numbered Bank of England white five pounds.


Tuesday 14th February 10am-5pm and the morning of the sale from 8am

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