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Sestertius with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right. ANTONINVS AVGPIVSPP Reverse: Italy, turreted, sits on globe to left holding cornucopia in right hand, sceptre in left. TRPOT COSIII S C (left and right in field) ITALIA (in exergue)

Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London; December 9, 1964: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 140–144

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 30.07 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.2129

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins