Ancient Animals - Lion
Autonomous Issue, AR Didrachm, 4th-3rd Century BC, Lucania, Velia. Head of Athena right, helmet decorated with griffin, D above. Lion crouching right, F pentagram I above. YEAHTON in exergue. SNG Cop. 1580. Ex Twelve Caesars.
Autonomous Issue, Ionia-Smyrna, AE20. CMYPN_A Turreted Amazon, battle-axe over shoulder. CMYR | NAIWN Legend above and below lion walking right.
Note from Curtis Clay - Klose, Muenzpraegung von Smyrna in der roem. Kaiserzeit, obv. die 6 rev. die 9 (pl. 9), cat. 11 p. 164 (12 spec.), dated "2nd-3rd cent."
Note from Dave Surber - SNG Copenhagen has a similar coin (the lion has its paw on a wheel, etc), also listed as "Time of the Antonines"... the next section is "Time of Marcus Aurelius", so I think "Time of the Antonines" boils down pretty much to "Time of Antoninus Pius".
Septimius Severus, AE 17, Thrace-Philippopolis. AVKA CEVHPOC Bare head right. FILIPPOPOLEITWN Lion walking right.
Philip I, AR Antoninianus, 248, Rome, Officina 1. IMP PHILIPPVS AVG Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust right. S_AECVLARES AVGG Lion walking right. I in exergue. RIC IV, Part III, 12.
Gallienus, AR Antoninianus, Asia. GALLIENVS AVG Radiate head left. P M TR P XIII Lion walking left, bull's head by paws. CVIPP palm branch in exergue. RIC V, Part I, 602.