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Aureus with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, laureate, draped, right. ANTONINVSAVG PIVSPPTRPXVII Reverse: Antoninus, togate, standing left, holding globe on extended right hand and scroll in left. COS IIII

Provenance

By date unknown: Joseph H. Clark Collection; June 6, 1912: gift of Joseph H. Clark to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 153–154

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 7.10 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

12.545

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins