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Sestertius with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right. ANTONINVSAVGPI VSPPTRPCOSIII Reverse: Tiber reclines left, reed in left arm, holding bow of boat in right hand. Beneath left arm, overturned urn from which water flows. TIBERIS SC (in exergue)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 140–144

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 28.44 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.2132

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins