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Sestertius with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right. ANTONINVSAVGPI VSPPTRPCOSIIII Reverse: Securitas seated left, scepter in right hand, left raised to head. In field: S C

Provenance

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, about A.D. 145–147

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 28.59 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.489

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins