Sestertius with bust of Antoninus Pius
about A.D. 145–147
Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 26.32 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right.
Reverse: Emperor standing in quadriga left, holding eagle-topped scepter in left hand.
In exergue: COSIIII / SC
By date unknown: L. P. G. Messenger Collection; by 1951: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London W. 1 (Glendining auction of the Messenger Collection, November 21, 1951, lot 152); 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