As with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 143–144


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 11.04 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

2000.1037

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right.
ANTONINVSAVGPI VSPPTRPCOSIII
Reverse: Sow to right under helm-oak suckling piglets.
IMPERA TORII in ex.: SC

Provenance

By 2000: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc. et al. (Triton IV auction, The New York Marriott World Trade Center New York, December 5, 2000, lot 565); purchased at Triton IV auction on behalf of MFA by Antiqua, Inc., 20969 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 11, Woodland Hills, California 91364; purchased by MFA from Antiqua, Inc., January 24, 2001

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour