Sestertius with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 140–144


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 28.50 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

67.631

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right.
ANTONINVSAVGPI VSPPTRPCOSIII
Reverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius, left.
AVRELIVSCAESARAVGPIIFCOS below: SC

Provenance

By date unknown: H. P. Hall Collection; by 1950: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London W. 1 (Glendining & Co. auction of H. P. Hall Collection, Part 2, Nov. 16-21, 1950, no. 1487, partial); by 1966: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen Liste 274, March 1967, no. 48); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., May 10, 1967

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour