antoninianus

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Speculatively named in modern times after an Antoninus mentioned in the Augustan History, after whom some silver coins were said to be named. However, it is not known what this coin was called in antiquity.

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antoninianus (plural antoniniani)

  1. (historical) A silver coin used during the Roman Empire, equal to two denarii.

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