Sestertius with head of Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 140–144


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 26.65 gm.

Accession Number

35.237

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right.
ANTONINVSAVGPI VSPPTRPCOSIII
Reverse: Winged thunderbolt with eight darts.
PROVIDENTIAE DEORVM S C (left and right in field

Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

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