Sestertius with bust of Divus Antoninus Pius, struck under Marcus Aurelius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 161


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 25.25 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1982.608

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, right, drapery on left shoulder.
DIVVS ANTONINVS
Reverse: Rectangular altar with horns left and right.
DIVO PIO
In field: S C

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. 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

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule