Sestertius with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 140–144


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 27.40 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.452

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right.
ANTONINVSAVGPI VSPPTRPCOSIII
Reverse: Emperor seated on platform at right. Beside him, Liberalitas holds abacus in right hand, cornucopia in left. At left on ground, togate citizen stands right.
LIBER ALIT ASAVG 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