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Medallion with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, right. AN TONINVSAVGPI VSPPTRPCOSIIII Reverse: Hercules stands with club in lowered right hand, lion's skin on left arm. Tree at left. At right, rocks on which a hind nurses the infant Telephos. An eagle is perched on the hind's back. Rim slightly...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; November 14, 1973: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 140–144

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 44 mm. Weight: 65.37 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1973.550

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Medallions