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Sestertius with bust of Divus Antoninus Pius, struck under Marcus Aurelius

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Obverse: Bust of Antoninus Pius, right, drapery on left shoulder. DIVVS ANTONINVS Reverse: Rectangular altar with horns left and right. DIVO PIO In field: S C

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift to MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule, November 17, 1982

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 161

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 25.25 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1982.608

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins