As with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 148–149


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 10.81 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1998.490

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right.
ANTONINVSAVG PIVSPPTRPXII
Reverse: Elephant right.
MVNIFICENTIAAVG in ex.: COSIIII/SC

Provenance

By date unknown: L. P. G. Messenger Collection (Messenger Collection auction, lot 157); by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III