Sestertius with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 140–144


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 24.38 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

68.709

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right.
ANTONINVSAVGPI VSPPTRPCOSIII
Reverse: Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius seated left on platform. At left and right, soldier (or lictor) standing.
S.C (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1968: with Spink & Son Ltd., 5, 6, & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son Ltd., November 13, 1968

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour