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Sestertius with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right. ANTONINVSAVG PIVSPPTRPXXIII Reverse: Distyle shrine with semi-circular arch, within which togate figure standing on round base. COS IIII SC (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1965: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., April 14, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 159–160

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 21.21 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.450

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins