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

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 161


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 28.36 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.141

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Antoninus Pius, right.
DIVVSANTONINVS
Reverse: Column, set on base, within fence, surmounted by Corinthian capital and statue of Divus Antoninus, standing left, holding eagle on right hand and vertical sceptre in left.
DIVO PIO S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1959: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London; March 10, 1960: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. for £ 104/10/0 (this is the total price for 60.138-60.147)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour