Sestertius with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 145–147


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 22.19 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

64.2131

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, laureate, left.
ANTONINVS AVGPIVSPPTRP
Reverse: Emperor, togate, seated left on platform flanked at right by officer and at left by Liberalitas standing with abacus and cornucopia. At far left, togate citizen standing.
COS IIII S C (left and right in field)
in ex.: LIBERALITAS / [AVG IIII]

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour