Sestertius with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 159–160


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 21.21 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.450

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right.
ANTONINVSAVG PIVSPPTRPXXIII
Reverse: Distyle shrine with semi-circular arch, within which togate figure standing on round base.
COS IIII SC (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1965: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., April 14, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour