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As with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right. ANTONINVSAVG PIVSPPTRPXII Reverse: Elephant right. MVNIFICENTIAAVG; in ex.: COSIIII/SC

Provenance

By date unknown: L. P. G. Messenger Collection (Messenger Collection auction, lot 157); by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 148–149

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 10.81 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1998.490

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins