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Sestertius with head of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right. ANTONINVS AVGPIVSPP Reverse: Antoninus, veiled, togate, stands left sacrificing out of patera held over tripod-altar at left, left hand holding roll at side. VOTASVSCE PTADECIII S C (in field) COSIIII (in exergue)

Credit Line

Storer Collection

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 158–159

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 25.95 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

32.891

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins