Sestertius with bust of Antoninus Pius
Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 26.51 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right.
Reverse: Salus standing left, scepter in left hand, right hand holding patera to feed snake coiled around altar.
SA LVS A VGCOSIIII in field: S C
By date unknown: Abbott Collection; by 1951: Spink-Glendining auction of the Abbott Collection, October 11, 1951, lot 459; by date unknown in the 1950s: Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule, November 17, 1982
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule