Aureus with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 153–154


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 7.10 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

12.545

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, laureate, draped, right.
ANTONINVSAVG PIVSPPTRPXVII
Reverse: Antoninus, togate, standing left, holding globe on extended right hand and scroll in left.
CO S IIII

Provenance

By date unknown: Joseph H. Clark Collection; June 6, 1912: gift of Joseph H. Clark to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark