antoninianus


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antoninianus

(ˌæntəˌnɪnɪˈeɪnəs)
n
an ancient Roman coin made either of silver or bronze and equal in value to two denarii
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4: Imperator noster Antoninianus civitatem Emisenorum coloniam et iuris Italici fecit; cf.
THIS is a Roman Antoninianus coin of Emperor Callienus, who reigned from 235-270 AD.
Jeff Grant tells about a word among coins: "I was having a conversation with an old numismatist friend, Professor Dupondius, who collects Roman coins, such as the aureus, sestertius, solidus and antoninianus (double denarius).