Sestertius with bust of Antoninus Pius
Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 22.76 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right.
Reverse: Salus seated left, patera in right hand, feeding snake coiled around altar at left.
SA LVS PVBLICA in exergue: SC
By date unknown: Henry Platt Hall Collection; by 1950: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London W 1 (auction of the Hall Collection, part II, November 16-17, 20-21, 1950, lot 1462, partial); by date unknown in the 1950s: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift to MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule, November 17, 1982
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule