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Sestertius with head of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Head of Antoninus Pius, laureate, right, bearded. ANTONINVSAVGPI VSPPTRPCOSIII Reverse: Jupiter, nude, standing facing, leaning on spear and holding olive-branch in left hand. IOVI STATORI S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1940: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 11, 1940

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 140–144

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 26.28 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

40.179

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins