Sestertius with head of Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 140–144


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 26.28 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

40.179

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right, bearded.
ANTONINVSAVGPI VSPPTRPCOSIII
Reverse: Jupiter, nude, standing facing, leaning on spear and holding olive-branch in left hand.
IOVI STATORI S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1940: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 11, 1940

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)