Sestertius with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 140–144


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 30.07 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.2129

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right.
ANTONINVS AVGPIVSPP
Reverse: Italy, turreted, sits on globe to left holding cornucopia in right hand, sceptre in left.
TRPOT COSIII S C (left and right in field) ITALIA (in exergue)

Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; December 9, 1964: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour