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sestertius; 31 mm, 24 gm; Rome CE 172/3

Obv: laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Rev:  [IMP VI COS III]; Mercury standing left on pedestal, holding caduceus and purse (it looks more like a patera to me); within temple with figural columns (telamones); on semicircular pediment, tortoise (unfortunately missing on this coin), cockerel, ram, caduceus, winged helmet, and purse; S-C across fields; RELIG AVG in exergue
Ref: RIC III 1074; MIR 18, 258-6/37; Banti 260



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