Sestertius with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 140–144


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 28.44 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.2132

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right.
ANTONINVSAVGPI VSPPTRPCOSIII
Reverse: Tiber reclines left, reed in left arm, holding bow of boat in right hand. Beneath left arm, overturned urn from which water flows.
TIBERIS SC (in exergue)

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