Sestertius with bust of Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 140–144


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 26.78 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

65.453

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right.
ANTONINVSAVGPIVS PPTRPCOSIII
Reverse: Moneta stands left, scales in right hand, cornucopia in left.
MONE TAAVG In field: S C

Provenance

By 1965: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., April 14, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour