ANTONINUS PIUS, A.D. 138-161. AV Aureus (7.48 gms), Rome Mint, A.D. 139. NGC AU, Strike: 5/5 Surface: 3/5. Fine Style. RIC-13a; Calico-1474. Obverse: Bareheaded and draped bust right; Reverse: Pietas standing right, holding incense box and sprinkling incense over lighted and garlanded altar to right. A few minor marks are noted scattered about, but this well struck specimen nevertheless presents solid brilliance and a delightful golden-orange tone. Ex: Numismatica Ars Classica K (2000) Lot # 1789.