Dupondius with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 160–161


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 12.36 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

2004.1333

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate bust of Antoninus Pius to right.
ANTONINVSAVG PIVSPPTRPXXIIII
Reverse: Pietas standing left, holding child in each arm; two children standing to left and right below.
PIETATI AVGCOSIIII in field: S C

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse